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I almost discarded this drawing that I did a couple of weeks back. But after acquiring a set of Faber-Castell(FC) colored pencils, I added more details and layering to the picture. I am okay with the final result. I have found out that it is difficult to get complete coverage with Hardtmuth pencils alone. FC pencils could cover more area compared to Hardtmuth. It is easier to do layering too. I am not sure if the FC pencils are wax-based. The cover describes them as lead pencils. Finally, I can breath easy now after almost coming to the conclusion that I may not get along well with color pencils.

Done with Hardtmuth and Faber Castell colored pencils on Canson Mi-Tienes
 The image size measures approximately 7 by 5 inches
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February 24, 2011 at 2:35 pm

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Fresh Catch of the Day 2

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I really don’t know what to make out of this drawing in colored pencil. I am in what you can call a stagnant mode. Not really impressed with my recent paintings. Maybe it is the colored pencils that I am using. Perhaps it is not my medium. The time consumption factor and the general dissatisfaction make me question whether I should continue to explore the colored pencil drawing. I am really not sure.

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Picture is less than 7 by 5 inches on a white mat board with Kohinoor Hardtmuth Colored Pencils

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February 10, 2011 at 7:51 pm

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