Coloured pencils Workshop product list
Each attendee is supplied with the necessary paper/support required for the day and for those bringing and using their own products on the day you will need to bring the following with you:
1. Coloured pencil selection
As each workshop subject varies, the colours used will vary too. We provide a colour chart within the pages of your booklet, so you can match your pencils to the ones we use during the demonstrations. Depending on the subject that is covered in the workshop, ensure you bring a set of pencils with a good range of colours. If you purchase or loan one of our kits, each pencil is numbered, which allows you to easily select the colour you need.
NOTE: Oil based coloured pencils may not layer and blend as well as wax based pencils.
KITS LOANED/PURCHASED: The WH Smith 48 pack coloured pencils is provided.
Read about the WH Smith pencils
2. A white pencil of good quality
The white pencil is one of the most important pencils in coloured pencil art, so a good quality white is recommended.
The white pencils in the following brands are highly opaque. Derwent Drawing, Prismacolor Premier or Caran Dache Luminance
KITS LOANED/PURCHASED: A WH Smith white pencil is included
Professional brands are available to purchase throughout the workshop
4. A white Eraser
A clean rubber is needed for the workshop. Make sure it has not been used for graphite work as this may transfer onto your paper.
KITS LOANED/PURCHASED: A clean eraser is included
Stock available to purchase on the day
8. Desktop Easel
Some may wish to use an easel for a pencil workshop and if so, any flat board top would be suitable providing it is not too big and bulky.
Click on the easel image to go to the Ken Bromley online art shop and view their easels. The one pictured, provides an idea of suitability, if you do not currently have a desktop easel.
9. Daylight Lamp (Battery powered/rechargeable)
If you wish to bring along a daylight lamp so you can work under natural light, please feel free. As there are no sockets at these tables, a battery powered or rechargeable light is ideal.
For samples, visit the DAYLIGHT COMPANY website
PLEASE NOTE: Although there are no sockets at the work tables, there are a few sockets available at the venue should you need to charge a light or iPad to use during the day. Ideally ensure electricals are fully charged beforehand
10. Battery powered or Manual pencil sharpener
A manual pencil sharpener may be your preferred option of keeping your pencils sharp should you wish to bring one along. You are also welcome to bring an electric sharpener too, as long as the noise does not disrupt others that are also working.
KITS LOANED/PURCHASED: Not provided
11. A pencil rubber
A pencil rubber helps you to create highlights and fine lines. The pink tipped pencil rubber, is the better option for smooth papers, as the tip is soft and will not damage the fibres in your paper. The white tip is better for abrasive paper, as it is firmer.
KITS LOANED/PURCHASED: A pink tip eraser is provided.
PRODUCT AVAILABILITY: Single & double ended stock are available for sale at the workshop