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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 28, 2018


Topic: Burnishing


Points of Interest:

John and Lisa talk about the burnishing technique: what it is, when to use it, ways to effectively burnish, which materials are useful in burnishing, and some of the physical effects and considerations with using this technique on a regular basis.


Bonus: New information about the lightfastness of the Caran d’Ache Aquarelle pencils!

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Links Referenced

Interview with Cecile Baird

Art Spectrum Colourfix Pastel Paper Packs

Fisher 400 Art Paper

Stonehenge Paper

Caran d’Ache Blender Bright

Caran d’Ache Aquarelle

Chart explaining the Blue Wool scale rating for the Aquarelle pencils from Creativeartmaterials.com




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