Review

102 Marco Raffine Pencils

Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 31, 2017

 

Topic: Marco Raffine Pencils & Finding Reliable Reviews

 

Points of Interest:
John and Lisa discuss the Marco Raffine pencils: their lightfastness, material make-up, sharpening, and how they perform in fine art and other projects.

These pencils have “deceptively high reviews” on sites like Amazon, so how can you determine what feedback is reliable? Your hosts continue the discussion by giving you some guidelines for finding great reviews on various platforms.

 

Links Referenced:

 MARCO RAFFINE PENCILS (amazon affiliate link)

Molotow Grafx Art Masking Liquid Pump Markers (amazon affiliate link)

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John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

Stay sharp!

080 Powder Blender

Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: November 28, 2016

 

Topic: Powder Blender

 

Points of Interest:

This week’s episode is a product review of the Colored Pencil Powder Blender from Brush and Pencil by Alyona Nickelsen. John did not have a successful first experience when testing the product, but Lisa shares some tips and tricks she has learned that yield successful results. Here’s a hint—the proper applicator is everything!

 

Links Referenced:

Purchase Powder Blender here:

https://www.brushandpencil.com/Products-Colored_Pencil_Powder_Blender.html

 

Alyona Nickelsen’s instructional video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4MLp_kUUxA

 

Alyona Nickelsen’s artwork:

https://www.brushandpencil.com/Artwork.html

 

Wild Portrait Artist: Monique Castellani-Kraan

https://www.facebook.com/WildPortraitArtist/?hc_ref=SEARCH&fref=nf

If you don't have Alyona's book yet, pick it up today!  This is still one of my go-to resources. (Use my Amazon affiliate link below at no additional charge to you.)

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

Stay sharp!