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Drawing Resource #7?

Hello everyone!,
  Today's post will deal with a unique type of color pencils/blocks. Have you ever wanted your artwork to stay as it was, without worrying about adding a fixative? Would you have liked to add layers to your drawing (or painting), but when you added color to your existing layer, it altered the color, shape, or the overall tone of your artwork? Have you wondered how to show previous layers through without compromising your paper (or canvas)? Fortunately, you're in luck. Derwent's Inktense Ink Pencils and Blocks will work for you! Using either Ink Pencils or Blocks gives you the freedom to add as many layers as you want without worrying about the color/drawing/painting you want to add over/on top/show through (Note: Wait for your current layer to completely dry if you're using Derwent's Inktense Pencils or Blocks; otherwise, the colors will blend (unless that's what you want)). You can use the Inktense Pencils and/or Blocks as they are-vibrant col…

Drawing/Painting Resource Combination #2?!

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   When you're done with your drawing/painting, if you want to store your work, how can you? If you want to protect your work, how can you do that? Is there some way to keep your finished art pieces intact? Can you prevent your artwork from smearing, getting scratched, or even stop your artwork of becoming a dust magnet? Fortunately, you're in luck, because this blog entry is all about storing and protecting your finished art work!    When it comes to protecting your artwork for papered surfaces (e.g., water color paper, charcoal paper, etc.), you can pick up an art portfolio. One that I know works well is the ITOYA Art Profolio. This portfolio is a binder which holds your papered art work in protective sheets which can be used for both papred art work and photography. The sheets are archival and acid-free, which means you don't have to worry about your art work from deteriorating due to the material of the protective sheet. You can place your art work on…