Category: Reviews

Reviews for coloured pencils, papers and art tools

Clairefontaine Pastelmat and Polychromos?! (An Artist’s Honest Review)

Pastelmat… the name kind of gives it away, right? This paper is originally designed for pastels – I also discovered that it works quite well with coloured pencils! I’ve been using Clairefontaine Pastelmat with my Faber-Castell Polychromos for over six months now, mostly for detailed portrait work. I feel it’s time for an honest review …

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Bluntly Honest Review of Faber-Castell Polychromos Coloured Pencils

After months of research, asking numerous other artists online, and clicking them in and out of my online shopping basket, I finally took the plunge and invested in a set of 60 Faber-Castell Polychromos. I’ve had them for four months now, created many artworks and a few portrait commissions with them, so I feel I …

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