Conté à Paris 6 pencils “Sanguine”


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This Assorted Sanguine Sketching Pencils Set comes in 6 shades (1 x Sanguine XVIII, 1 x Sanguine Medicis, 1 x Pierre Noir 3B, 1 x White, 1 x Sanguine, 1 x Sepia). The colour of the Conte a Paris “Sanguine” pencil is a deep “rust” and its lines are easily blended. With a sharpened lead the drawing is accurate, the colour is transparent and if the work is lightly drawn, the Sanguine pencil lets the texture of the paper appear. With a half-worn lead, the opacity increases with the pressure exerted on the pencil. This Conte a Paris Sanguine Sketching Pencils Set is recommended for nudes and is frequently used in sketching to draw the body. For more complex work, it’s advisable to use the Conte a Paris Pierre Noire Pencil to emphasise the contrast and white pencil to highlight the areas of light on the body. Length of the pencils are 176.5 mm, diameter of the pencils are 8.5 mm and the diameter of the lead is 5 mm.