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The Prismacolor Colorless Blender uses a special formula to soften hard edges, and to lighten or blend colored pencils. Use it for a smooth, blended look. With the Colorless Blender, colors can be layered on top of each other without cloudy build up.
This pencil is sold unsharpened.
Note — Manual sharpening is recommended for this pencil. Clogging can be prevented in electric sharpeners by periodically sharpening a graphite pencil to keep the blades clean.
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from Las Vegas, NV
Comments about Prismacolor Blender:
I never know that I could get the special effects I wanted until I received this pencil. I am very happily shading away. Obviously I'm new to coloring!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I was surprised how well it works with oil based colored pencils. I was expecting it to be waxy, but it is actually a bit abrasive and does a better job moving color around than the Lyra blender for oil based colored pencils. The CaranD'ache one seems to be better than both the Lyra and the prismacolor. The core is not centered in the pencil body, but it hasn't broken with sharpening.
A must have for blending those yummy pencils.
OK - but I prefer the Lyra blender
from San Antonio, TX
I like this blender and I've used it with the prismas but my favorite blender is the Lyra. This is a solid blending pencil, though. Works great on wax pencils. I just find the Lyra is a bit softer and works well with all brands.
these work wonderful magic on the drawings--bring out colors
By Carolyn the artist
from Henderson, NV
Really help to smooth out the colors and textures so the drawing takes on fantastic appearances.
By Michael Sedlmayer
from Norcatur, Kansas
The products are all 100%. GREAT PLACE TO SHOP AND YOU GET QUALITY MERCHANDISE!!!!
Great product, great price
from Bethel, CT
Blick offered the best price on this product - I stocked up on it!
Blends the colors as the description says
from Westport, MA
Very good product and works well
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Have been using these for years!
By Retired HS art teacher
from Toledo, OH
I have used these colorless blenders for years with my classroom students and on my own work. I love the blendability of these pencils. When I would teach colored pencil drawing, I'd go over the basics and then introduce the blender pencils. They rocked my students' worlds as many had never used them before! By the end of our drawing unit, many students had worn their colorless blender pencil down to nothing!
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Very sharp deal!
By Mind Works
from New York City
It is sharper than any manual one I've used. And should it lose its edge, it comes with replacement blades. It's also very compact. Great for traveling with your art supplies.
Have you ever been frustrated by broken lead while sharpening pencils? While it may seem obvious, there is a specific technique to sharpening colored pencils to ensure minimal breakage and waste of your materials. This video will show you the best way to hand-sharpen colored pencils and tips for electric sharpeners.
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Think you know everything there is to know about drawing with colored pencils? You might be surprised by some of the useful tips and techniques shared in this video. Prismacolor pencils feature a thick, soft core made from brilliant, light-resistant pigments, to ensure smooth, rich laydown and color saturation. The colors are easily blended, slow to wear, break-resistant, and waterproof. Choose from a variety of sets — or replenish your favorites with the individual colored pencils listed below.
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