As the time-honored art form of metal point drawing experiences a resurgence, Golden Artist Colors has responded to the requests of artists by introducing
Silverpoint (or metal point) drawing as an art form has changed little over the centuries of its distinguished history. The artist working in silverpoint today has an intimate connection to the work of such revered artists as da Vinci and Rembrandt, as well as more recently, Picasso and Joseph Stella.
As tiny particles of metal are left behind on a slightly abrasive ground, metal point drawing offers the ability to achieve lasting, exquisitely detailed lines that won't smudge. If different types of metal are used within a piece, oxidation of the different metals will impart subtle shifts in the tonality of the lines over time.
Formulated to meet the unique needs of metal point artists, Golden's
Designed for the achievement of fine, detailed lines,