Conte A Paris Artists' Pencils
Conte A Paris have been manufacturing some of the finest artists' materials available for more than 100 years. Many artists and grand masters have used Conte A Paris products because of the selection of pigments, lightfastness, and the exceptional brightness and purity of the colours. Conte offers a traditional range of Drawing and Sketching Pencils with a variety of exceptional leads. These pencils are excellent for portrait, landscape and still life work. The Conte Pencils compliment the Conte Crayon perfectly and blend well with them. Conte Sepia Pencil - reminiscent to burnt umber. This pencil shades easily. With a sharpened lead, you achieve an accurate and delicate finish. It can be used sparingly on its own but it can be blended with the Sanguine, White, Charcoal or Pierre Noire pencils for a more complex finish. Recommended for quick sketches for bare (shading of the most contrasting body parts); for portraits (values of a face); for landscapes (color of a trunk or the front of a house). It is recommended that the barrel alone should be shapened with a knife and the lead shaped with a scraper or sandpaper.
These pencils create beautiful nudes and are excellent for portraits and landscapes.
Sharpen them with a razor blade or knife.
Pencils come pre-sharpened.
Length 176.5mm / Diameter 8.5mm / Lead diameter 5mm.
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