Pharaoh Magic Wand colour pencils!
I call my colour pencils Magic Wands because we wave them at paper and lovely things happen!
The Pharaoh set is a collection of 24 rich and verdant colours.
These wax and oil based pencils have a rich pigment load for fulsome colour laydown and strong cores that can hold up under pressure!
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What Jane says
The joy of Magic Wands is that you can build up your colour in lots of light layers rather than one heavy application. If you colour in a circular motion, you will avoid streaks and get much smoother results.
Unlike graphite or lead pencils, they cannot be easily erased. This is not a negative quality! I encourage all my online art students to use them as a sketching tool because when the option of erasing is removed, it forces you to live with the lines you make and embark on the journey of imperfection! Start with a light colour such as Sweet Pea so that you feel free with your drawing.
For portraits, start with the lightest version of your selected skin colour and build up to the richer tones.
Add the contour colours to build volume and the blush and waterline colours to add life. The shadow colours will add dimension to your drawing.
To get a burnished effect, use a light colour on top of your layers to blend them together as a final layer.
Always use a sharp sharpener. If you find that you have a breaking lead every time you sharpen, it is most likely being caused by a dirty or blunt blade and/or rough sharpening technique.
As you sharpen try and get a long smooth spiral of shaving. This is gentler on the pencil and will give better results. If the shavings are small, rough and jagged, the sharpener is blunt and needs to be replaced.
Some sharpeners have removable and replaceable blades.
You can clean off a build up of waxes and oils on the blade left from colour pencils by sharpening a graphite pencil occasionally.
Do not drop your pencils or rap them on a table as it can shatter the lead inside.
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|Dimensions||25 × 25 × 5 cm|