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Derwent Art Prize

Back near the beginning of the year, Derwent launched the Derwent Art Prize, an inaugural event inviting artists worldwide to submit up to 3 pieces created in pencil (graphite, coloured, pastel, watersoluable)  to win a prize of £8750.00. The closing … Continue reading

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Derwent Inktense Blocks

Back in March Derwent announced that they would expanding their Inktense Block range to 72 colours. I presently have the tin of 24 and the range of 36 in Derwent’s Majestic Box. But there’s always room for more art materials … Continue reading

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Would you like to XL your Derwent?

New goodies from the lovely folk at Derwent and not my usual media but they looked like fun and I wanted!             First up, here are the Derwent XL Graphite. 6 blocks of chunky, heavy … Continue reading

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March Goodies!

In addition to my new Karisma pencils this month, I bought Derwent’s new Pastel Paper Pad and to make use of the shipping charge, I added in the new Derwent pen style eraser.   On the 19th of February, Derwent … Continue reading

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‘Marbles’

At last a piece of actual work from me. It’s been a while and this one has been on the drawing board, slowly being worked on during that time. I’ve wanted to draw marbles for a while as I have … Continue reading

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Derwent 30th Anniversary Watercolour Tin

During my recent visit to the Cumberland Pencil Museum – have I mentioned that I went there recently…for my birthday? – I picked up a tin of 12 watercolour pencils that were released in 2011 to commemorate the 30th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Derwent Carry-All

Firstly before I begin this post, I should apologise most sincerely to the lovely people over at the Cumberland Pencil Museum. They read my post about my recent trip – well, I did direct them to it – and while … Continue reading

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Cumberland Pencil Museum

It was my birthday last week and I requested a trip to the Cumberland Pencil Museum as a birthday day treat. And because it was my birthday, the Salemskye males couldn’t moan, grumble or roll their eyes. It’s been a … Continue reading

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Derwent Artbars

In February the lovely folk over at Derwent launched a new product – the Derwent Art Bars, and I snapped up the box of 72. They come in tins of 12, 24, 36 and 72. The Art Bar is a … Continue reading

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I’ve got a Lovely Pear

Among my other interests is reading. Books that is, not cereal packets. I get recommendations from newspapers, friends, a book forum of which I am a member and occasionally Scott Pack’s blog, meandmybigmouth. Scott recently recommended Florence & Giles by … Continue reading

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