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Art Supplies: Non-Photo Blue Pencils

 Staedtler is the best brand.
 Is visible as you draw, but disappears when photographed or scanned.
 Excellent for artwork that is intended to be reproduced, such as animation, illustration, character design, and more.

Art Prof, Art Supply Encyclopedia: Conte Crayon

 Not as messy as charcoal, but not stiff like pencil.
 Can be smudged with your fingers, but isn’t as fragile as charcoal.
 Comes in black/white/oranges/browns.
 Can be erased, but only to a certain degree.

Art Supplies: Crayola Crayons

 Affordable crayons
 Come in packs with tons of different colors
 Can be melted and applied many ways if you experiment!
 A permanent drawing material, cannot be smudged.

Art Supplies: Pencil Extenders

• Extends the length of your pencil when it’s too short to hold.
• Great if you have large hands.
 Keeps you from having to throw out half used pencils.
 A good investment for your pencils!

Art Prof, Art Supply Encyclopedia: oil bars

• Oil paint in a stick, but muchthicker & tackier.
• When purchased, have a skin that has to be peeled off.
 Excellent for painterly effects that are not so runny.
 Any surface you use oil bar with has to have a primer on it.

Art Supplies: India Ink

• A beautiful, rich ink.
• Can be used with a brush, a bamboo pen, a nib pen and more.
• Is waterproof.
• Can be watered down to create a range of gradients.


Art Supplies: Ruling Pen

 Fills with a tiny bead of ink.
 Lets you create a thin line of ink along the side of a ruler.
 Great for drawing straight, neat lines for comics panels

Art Supplies: Compressed Charcoal

Can be erased, but you’ll never get back to the white of the page.
Dark, velvety rich blacks.
Use after sketching our your image with vine charcoal.
Draw with the side for broader marks.

Self-Portrait in Charcoal, Auerbach, Kentridge, Kollwitz

Art Supplies: Oil Pastels

 Bright, vivid colors that are greasy & thick.
 Can be scraped w/ a knife or smeared w/ fingers.
 Cannot be erased entirely.
 Works well on paper or canvas.

Art Supplies: Permanent Fixative

• Spray over drawings in a dry media for protection.

• One layer of fixative is fine, you don’t need much.
• Very toxic!!! NEVER spray indoors, unless you have a spray booth ventilation system.
• Slightly darkens your drawing, not by a huge amount.

Self-Portrait from LifeStill Life Drawing

Art Supplies: Caran d'Ache Neocolor I Crayons

 Not water soluble.
 Rich, vibrant colors.
 Does not erase.
• Layers beautifully.
 Slightly harder than Neocolor II.

Tony JanelloSelf-Portrait from LifeStill Life Drawing

Art Supplies: Caran d'Ache Neocolor II Crayons

 Water soluble.
 Rich, vibrant colors.
 Looks like watercolor when painted with wet brushes.
• Layers beautifully.
 Softer than Neocolor I.

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