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Graphite Aquarelle pencil and watercolor sketch

Create Watercolor Graphite with Graphite Aquarelle Pencils

Graphite and watercolor artists alike can enjoy creating deep shades of graphite and vibrant watercolor artwork with the high-quality products that Faber-Castell provides. Marry your favorite graphite and watercolor qualities into one artistic medium and you meet Graphite Aquarelle Pencils. Graphite Aquarelle Pencils add a whole new dimension to our classic graphite pencils as a watercolor graphite medium. These pencils are water-soluble, allowing artists to create and combine graphite tones and watercolor techniques.
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Best Mom award picture

Best Mom Award: Mother's Day Tutorial

A Mother's Day tutorial for the best mom out there! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a tutorial celebrating Mother’s Day using Pitt Artist Pens and Goldfaber Color Pencils. I have made a complete materials list for you.

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Pitt Graphite pencil and crayon

Pitt Graphite Pencils

The vast selection of Faber-Castell graphite pencils and tools gives artists the ability to bring their art to life with high-quality material. The Pitt Graphite range provides all creatives with an extensive range of pencils and crayons in different grades of hardness ideal for sketching, graphite design, and shading work. Pitt Graphite is available in Pitt Graphite Pure Pencils and Pitt Graphite Crayons.
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Soft pastel beach landscape

Soft Pastel Beach Landscape Tutorial

Soft pastels are a unique medium, unlike any other. Their incredible color, texture, and ease of use offer an opportunity to expand your artistic abilities like you never thought possible. In this lesson plan, we explore a landscape in soft pastel, and the basic steps to creating your own pastel painting.
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Artist Trading Cards

Artist Trading Cards Art Lesson for Kids

Students will experiment with a variety of exciting materials and ideas to create their own Artist Trading Cards to trade and collect.
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Pastel portrait of dog

Pitt Pastel Puppy Tutorial

Pitt Pastel Pencils offer the artist the best of both worlds, combining the confidence and control of a pencil with the soft, looser mark of pastel. The colors can be blended and layered just as they would in a soft pastel painting. Their pencil form also allows the pastel to be easily sharpened to a point and be used for developing details in artwork.
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Teachers Day coloring page with color pencils

A Coloring Page Celebrating National Teacher's Day

Let’s celebrate Teacher’s Day! It is time to show all your gratitude to those who spark your creativity everyday with our card template that you can color and personalize.
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Polychromos Pastel Tips and Techniques

Polychromos Pastel Tips and Techniques

Pastel is an extraordinarily beautiful medium, limitless in its powers to produce breathtaking artistic expression. With its layering of pigments producing rich depth of color and exquisite painterly effects, pastel offers a vibrant luminescence unlike any other material.
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Five Crafty Mother's Day Gift Ideas

5 Crafty Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

What gift do you give to a person that deserves the world? Wish your Mother a “Happy Mother’s Day” with a priceless homemade craft. These craft ideas are not only easy and fun, but Mom will cherish a gift made from the heart by her favorite child.
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Graphite tips and techniques

Graphite Pencil Tips and Techniques

Basic graphite pencil techniques to get you started!  These fundamental tips and techniques will help you get started creating and understand all that you can achieve with your graphite pencil.
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Happy Earth Day lettering

Floral Earth Day Hand Lettering Tutorial

A hand lettering tutorial celebrating Earth Day! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a word art tutorial celebrating Earth Day using a Pitt Artist Pen and Goldfaber Color Pencils. I have made a complete materials list for you.
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Graphite Degrees of Hardness

Graphite Pencil Degrees of Hardness Explained

Your graphite pencil lead guide. Our high-quality graphite pencils consist of a mixture of graphite and clay and are currently available in 16 degrees of hardness. The degree of graphite hardness is determined by the mix ratio of the graphite and clay, the greater the graphite the softer the lead and the more clay the harder the lead. There is a graphite pencil for every artist!
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Painted heart

The Art of Shapes - Painting Art Lesson for Kids

In this art lesson for kids, students are introduced to several works of contemporary art associated with shapes, and make a piece of their own art inspired by Jim Dine’s famous heart motif.
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Coneflower Soft Pastel landscape

Coneflower Landscape Soft Pastel Tutorial

Soft pastels are a unique medium unlike any other. Their incredible color, texture and ease of use offer an opportunity to expand your artistic abilities like you never thought possible. In this lesson plan, we learn the steps for creating a floral landscape in soft pastel.
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Mothers Day Card coloring page and pencil

Mother's Day Card Coloring Page

You are probably the best gift your mom could ask for, but flowers are really nice too. Check out our floral heart coloring template that you can personalize to make this day even more special. Download it now!
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Mother's Day paper flower and DuoTip Markers

Homemade Paper Flowers Mother's Day Gift

A Mother's Day gift of beautiful paper flowers! Use the included printable stencil to create homemade paper flowers for Mom either on their own or on a card.
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Mom Mother's Day Gift Wrapping

DIY Mother's Day Gift Wrapping

Wrap your Mother's Day gift in personalized wrapping paper! This craft is quick, easy to do, and is sure to impress Mom.
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Mothers Day Breakfast Jar

DIY Breakfast Jar Mother's Day Gift

A Mother's Day gift to personalize Mom's breakfast!
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Cat pastel portrait

Pet Portrait Pitt Pastel Tutorial - Maine Coon Cat

This Pitt Pastel Pencil tutorial is full of tips and tricks to become a better artist. Learn how to become a fierce artist, Pitt Pastel techniques, and how to create a pastel portrait of your ferocious furry friend.
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Bird house sketch

Signs of Spring Sketching Tutorial

A sketching tutorial with Goldfaber Color Pencils! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a tutorial for a sketchbook entry creating observational drawing using Pitt Artist Pens and Goldfaber Color Pencils. I have made a complete materials list for you.
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