Conte a Paris Carres Sketching Crayon Set of 4 Assorted Colours

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Conte a Paris Carres Crayons were invented in France in 1795 by Nicolas-Jacques Conte, and have since been used by many of the world’s greatest artists, including Picasso, Delacroix and Degas.

  • These hard pastels are made from a blend of natural pigments, kaolin clay and graphite.
  • They’re perfect for drawing and sketching on both smooth and textured surfaces.
  • Their firm, waxy texture means that they produce little dust, and their opacity makes them perfect for using on a dark background.
  • Each stick meansures 63mm long, with a 6mm square cross-section, although you can easily break them into smaller pieces or shape them into a chisel tip using sandpaper
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31st August 2016 Reviewed by John Beresford Used for drawing. Give a bit of colour and emphasis/lift to tonal drawing.They are good quality

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13th May 2016 Reviewed by Elaine Simkins Nicely presented in a compact package. Good quality - does what it says on the box.

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9th May 2016 Reviewed by Nicola Breach Great for my life drawing class: vivid colours that you can combine with tonal sketching crayons.

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11th April 2016 Reviewed by Emma Mavin I have to admit to falling in love with how cute the crayon set is, as it's matchbox sized and just gorgeous. Conte are a fantastic maker and the crayons are versatile and great for sketching on the go.

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14th August 2015 Reviewed by Dickon Fell Slip these and a pencil in a pocket to be ready for unexpected drawing opportunities.

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9th April 2015 Reviewed by Janet Dore I wanted some hard as well as soft so these I hope will fit the bill. They look fine.

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31st March 2014 Reviewed by Saul Salter Versatile, strong colours, ideal for all types of work
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