We use cookies to track usage and preferences. See Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
CA
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Christmas Presents
   You are currently viewing the Canada version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > The Artist > Oct-17 > Smooth, strong colour

Smooth, strong colour

‘Firm, velvety-smooth, intensely coloured and reliably lightfast’ is how Susie Hodge describes Derwent’s new Procolour pencils

T E S T R E POR T

Cherries, Derwent Proclour pencils, 113⁄4X141⁄4in (30X36cm).

Colours used: plum, crimson lake, geranium lake, primary red, bright red, blue violet lake, soft violet, heather, burnt carmine, Mars violet, grape, dark indigo, pink madder lake, light moss, olive green, sap green, burnt umber, brown ochre. Soft layering was used across this entire picture with gentle pressure, no burnishing, just colours overlaid on each other and the white of the paper left for highlights

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of The Artist - Oct-17
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - Oct-17
$6.99
Or 699 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.23 per issue
SAVE
54%
$41.99
Or 4199 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.68 per issue
SAVE
43%
$3.99
Or 399 points

View Issues

About The Artist

Welcome to the first of our new standard 80-page magazine, packed with even more inspiring practical articles to help you to improve and enjoy your own drawing and painting. In addition, this month we also include your free 16-page supplement with details of some of the best art courses and holidays available to inspire and inform your creativity, whatever your level or years of experience. So, whether you love working in watercolour, oils, pencils or acrylics, take your work to the next level with our team of passionate artist/tutors including Judi Whitton on how to use body colour in your watercolours, Haidee-Jo Summers with some useful exercises to help you loosen up in oils, Mike Barr's beachscape demonstration, Paul Talbot-Greaves on how to start with a watercolour mess and end in success, Peter Graham on why the rose makes such a wonderful subject for still-life paintings, Robert Dutton on mastering perspective for city scenes, and Peter Burgess with tips on composition and the Golden Section, to highlight just a few articles in this issue. Plus, there's so much more to guide and inspire your artistic development within our new 80-page issue - enjoy!
Ways to Pay Pocketmags Payment Types
At Pocketmags you get Secure Billing Great Offers HTML Reader Gifting options Loyalty Points