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Featured Brand: Create with Derwent Pencils

16th October 2018 by Cass Art
Featured Brand: Create with Derwent Pencils

The only pencil manufacturer in the UK, Derwent have been making drawing materials since 1832. Made in the Lake District, Derwent pencils are a favourite among artists. So, whether you require a drawing tool to create line art and pencil sketches, artist coloured pencils or watercolour pencils, Derwent has a pencil to suit you.

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"How to Draw" - Urban Landscape tips by Jake Spicer

6th June 2018 in How To by Cass Art

digest book, aptly titled “How to Draw”. The lessons and exercises range from five minutes to over an hour, covering every subject and location, from still life to portraits. These carefully balanced lessons naturally follow on from each other, giving you exactly what they need to gain confidence as an artist.

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How to Use Faber Castell Polychromos Pencils

20th December 2016 in Materials by Cass Art
How to Use Faber Castell Polychromos Pencils

We put Faber Castell Polychromos to the test and delved a little deeper into what makes them our artists’ must have drawing tool…

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Great British Bake Off Illustrator Tom Hovey Reveals His Scrumptious Success Story

24th August 2016 in Interviews by Cass Art
Great British Bake Off Illustrator Tom Hovey Reveals His Scrumptious Success Story

We interview Tom Hovey, illustrator behind the wonderful drawings on The Great British Bake Off, to find out how he landed the job and ask about his process and preferred sweet treat...

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Simple Drawing Techniques: Never Stop Drawing

20th March 2016 in How To, Materials and Students by Cass Art Student Ambassador
Simple Drawing Techniques: Never Stop Drawing

Drawing is crucial for Fashion Design student, Livia Pinheiro. She lives by the mantra "never stop drawing", and has decided to share with us her favourite fast-and-simple drawing techniques, which she hopes will get everybody reaching for their pencil...   

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Artist Interview: Stephen Wiltshire, Cities and Skylines

5th June 2014 in Events and Interviews by Cass Art
Artist Interview: Stephen Wiltshire, Cities and Skylines

Cass Art interviews internationally-acclaimed artists Stephen Wiltshire, asking about his monumental cityscapes and favourite drawing tools, the Staedtler Pigment Liners

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