199 Solving Your Problems In Colored Pencil

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 Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 22, 2019

 

Topic: Solving Your Problems in Colored Pencil

 

Points of Interest:

As teachers of colored pencil, John and Lisa often see the same problems coming up for their students. If you’ve ever encountered any of these issues, you’ll want to listen in for some simple solutions:

-My work looks like crayon.

-The paper tears when I’m removing tape.

-OMS makes my colors look dull.

-I keep rushing my work.

-I can’t get the whiskers/highlights/hair to really pop in my drawing.

-My work looks like a cartoon instead of realistic.

-My pencils keep breaking.

-I’m overwhelmed by all the details and don’t know where to start.

-I don’t know when I’m finished.

-I don’t know which colors to use.

 

Links Referenced

Brush and Pencil Products

Carl Angel 5 Pencil Sharpener

Derwent Super Point Manual

John’s current recommendation for an electric sharpener

Kum Pencil Sharpener

 

 

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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 .

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 15, 2019

 

Topic: What Would You Do?

 

Points of Interest:

“What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?”

This question made a huge difference in the trajectory of John’s art journey, and this inspirational episode encourages you to look closely at what’s holding YOU back!

 

 

 

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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 .

 

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197 Aquashella Follow-Up

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 8, 2019

 

Topic: Aquashella Follow-Up

 

Points of Interest:

We heard from Lisa about her preparation for the Aquashella show in episodes 194 and 195. Today, Lisa is sharing a recap of her experience: the reason she lost money, what she’ll change for the future, and why she’s still counting it a big win!

 

 

Links Referenced:

Tidal Gardens

Simply Betta

Giclee Today

 

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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 .

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 1, 2019

 

Topic: Misconceptions

 

Points of Interest:

In this episode, John touches on several misconceptions he’s encountered regarding various facets of colored pencil art:

 

“There’s only ONE right way to do things.”

“You have to use [insert additional product] alongside your colored pencils if you want your art to look professional.”

“Burnishing is when you create lots of layers of pigment.”

 

Have you heard any of those statements? Check out John’s rebuttal and stick around for an invitation to join his new mini course, free for a limited time!

 

 

Links Referenced:

New mini course: Ten Minutes to Takeoff

(FREE through April 3, 2019)

 

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

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 .

 

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193 Silencing the Inner Critic

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: March 11, 2019

 

Topic: Silencing the Inner Critic

 

Points of Interest:

If you’ve ever felt critical of your work, stop what you’re doing and listen to this episode right away! John and Lisa share some valuable wisdom for working through those negative patterns, including some specific exercises to try when you’re feeling particularly critical. As artists, it’s easy for us to get bogged down by all the things we feel we simply cannot do, but this info will help you shift in your mindset!

 

 

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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 .

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: January 28, 2019

 

Topic: Details in Your Work

 

Points of Interest:

“Why don’t the details look realistic enough in my finished piece?” If you’ve ever asked yourself that question, you’ll want to tune into this episode! John and Lisa offer some concrete tips for achieving even more realism in your drawing -- and some great indicators that you need to take a step back and reevaluate.

 

Links Referenced:

 

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

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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 .

 

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184 Worst Art Advice Part 2

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: January 9, 2019

 

Topic: The Worst Art Advice: Part 2

 

Points of Interest:

You didn’t think we could cover all the terrible art advice in just one episode, did you? Back for part 2, John and Lisa talk about some of the bad advice they’ve received (and still receive) about supplies, techniques, training, and more!

 

 

Links Referenced:

Sharpened Artist Academy

 

You’re going to love the journals from our new sponsor, In Defense of Paper! American made, sustainably sourced, and made with archival materials, they’re unlike any other journal on the market today. Get $5 off using this 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 .

 

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183 Worst Advice Ever Heard

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: December 31, 2018

 

Topic: The Worst Art Advice

 

Points of Interest:

If someone says it with conviction, it must be true…right? Wrong! There’s a TON of bad advice out there for artists, and John and Lisa are exposing it in today’s episode. Techniques that won’t serve you well, poor business practices, materials that will damage your work, and more – make sure you’re not eating up this poor advice!

 

Links Referenced:

Sharpened Artist Academy

 

You’re going to love the journals from our new sponsor, In Defense of Paper! American made, sustainably sourced, and made with archival materials, they’re unlike any other journal on the market today. Get $5 off using this 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 .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: December 17, 2018

 

Topic: The Artist Learning Roadmap: Part 1

 

Points of Interest:

John and guest cohost Barb prepare you for a productive new year by walking you through the artist roadmap: the different checkpoints on your road to artistic proficiency. In this first segment, you’ll hear about Learning & Training and the importance of Practice.

 

Links Referenced:

Sharpened Artist Academy

Barb’s Website

Barb’s Instagram

 

You’re going to love the journals from our new sponsor, In Defense of Paper! American made, sustainably sourced, and made with archival materials, they’re unlike any other journal on the market today. Get $5 off using this 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 .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: December 3, 2018

 

Topic: Sketchbooks

 

Points of Interest:

In this episode, John and Lisa share their rediscovered love for sketching! Learn why sketchbooks can save you a ton of headache on your projects, and how they can boost your creativity in ways you never would have imagined. And while we’re talking about sketchbooks…

You’re going to love the journals from our new sponsor, In Defense of Paper! American made, sustainably sourced, and made with archival materials, they’re unlike any other journal on the market today. Get $5 off using this 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 .

 

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177 What to do with Artist's Block

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: November 19, 2018

 

Topic: What To Do With Artist’s Block

 

Points of Interest:

Every artist will encounter a block from time to time, but you can get through it with these proven tips from John and Lisa! If you’re currently feeling blocked, this is the episode for you. If you’re not, tuck this episode away for a time when you’re lacking inspiration!

 

Links Referenced

Unsplash

Pixabay

Wildlife Reference Photos

 

 

You’re going to love the journals from our new sponsor, In Defense of Paper! American made, sustainably sourced, and made with archival materials, they’re unlike any other journal on the market today. Get $5 off using this 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 .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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170 Looking Back and Looking Forward

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: October 1, 2018

 

Topic: Looking Back and Looking Forward

 

Points of Interest:

In this week’s mini episode, John talks about the history of the Colored Pencil Podcast and what might be in store for the future!

 

Links Referenced

Sharpened Artist Academy

 

 

 

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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 .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: September 10, 2018

 

Topic: Commissions for the Holidays

 

Points of Interest:

We may be months away from the holiday season at the time of this release, but now is the time to start preparing for and accepting commissions if you want to have them ready for the holiday season. John and Lisa discuss the necessary prep work you should be doing and offer sage advice for working through this busy period successfully.

 

 

 

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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 .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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164 Things I Wish I Had Known Part 2

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: July 9, 2018

 

Topic: What I Wish I’d Known – Part 2

 

Points of Interest:

It’s part 2 of “What I Wish I’d Known,” where John and Lisa share those useful bits of wisdom that would have come in handy at the beginning of their careers. Consider this a solid pep talk for artists who are always looking to improve!

 

 

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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 .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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163 Things I Wish I Had Known Part 1

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: July 2, 2018

 

Topic: What I Wish I’d Known – Part 1

 

Points of Interest:

Once you’ve been an artist for a considerable amount of time, you discover things you wish you’d known at the very beginning. John and Lisa have so many of those discoveries to share that they’re devoting two episodes to the list! Tune in for some sage advice that will save you time, energy, and frustration.

 

Links Referenced

Side Hustle School podcast

99% Invisible podcast

Savvy Painter podcast

 

 

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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 .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: June 25, 2018

 

Topic: Summer with Colored Pencils

 

Points of Interest:

As the weather gets warmer, you may find yourself drawn to the great outdoors to work on your art for long stretches at a time. John and Lisa share some practical tips and product recommendations to make the most of your time al fresco:

-Don’t leave pencils in the car, especially wax-based.

-Use Bug Spray

-Prepare for weather – bring water, sunhat, sunscreen, etc.

-Pack an art bag with the basics

-Bring camera for references

-Reward yourself with time away from art after completing a goal

-Take video of your work environment

-Try out a cooling neck wrap

-Use a pencil case

-Don’t bring too many supplies

 

 

Links Referenced

Prismacolor Art Stix

Panasonic Lumix G7 Micro 4/3 Digital Camera

GoPro Cameras

DJI Osmo Mobile 2

Cooling Neck Wraps

Global Art Pencil Case

 

 

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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 .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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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!

Get the "Caring For Your ArtWork" document below:

 

 

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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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 .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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157 How to Get Rid of Wax Bloom

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 21, 2018

 

Topic: How to Get Rid of Wax Bloom

 

Points of Interest:

Wax bloom is a fact of life for many colored pencil artists – especially those using Prismacolor Premier pencils as their primary medium. John and Lisa discuss their favorite temporary fixes, as well as a handful of techniques and products to banish wax bloom for good. Spoiler alert: Hairspray does NOT make the list!

 

Links Referenced

Prismacolor Premier

Icarus Art Drawing Board

Krylon Workable Fixatif Spray

Lascuax UV Protect Spray Varnishes

Prismacolor Premier Tuffilm Final Fixative

Polychromos Pencils

Luminance Colored Pencils by Caran D’ache

Derwent Drawing Set

 

 

 

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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 .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 14, 2018

 

Topic: What are the BEST colored pencils?

 

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa are constantly asked to weigh in on the great debate: what are the very BEST colored pencils? Today they’re tackling that question head-on with a discussion of a whole range of colored pencils and their merits.

 

Links Referenced

Prismacolor Premier

Polychromos Pencils

Luminance Colored Pencils by Caran D’ache

Prismacolor Premier Verithin Colored Pencils

Derwent Procolour Pencils

Derwent Drawing Set

Holbein Colored Pencils

Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor Art Pencils

Pablo Pencils by Caran D’ache

 

 

 

 

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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 .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 9, 2018

 

Topic: Common Questions from Artists

 

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa get a LOT of questions from artists, which they often feature on Q&A shows. A handful of questions pop up over and over, so today’s episode is devoted to answering them once and for all:

-Do you have to leave the background white?

-What is meant by the term “layer?”

-How do I keep from burnishing too soon?

-Why are my colored pencil drawings so light?

-Should you work from light to dark or dark to light?

-How do I know which pencils to get first when I’m on a budget?

-What’s your opinion of Prismacolor Colorless Blending Markers?

 

Links Referenced

Prismacolor Colorless Blending Marker

 

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John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

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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 .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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