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Drawing Pencil - Conté à Paris

Drawing Pencil - Conté à Paris

SKU
CP01

The colour of the Conté à Paris "Sanguine" pencil is a deep "rust" and its lines are easily blended. 

The colour of the Conté à Paris "Sepia" pencil is reminiscent of burnt umber. This pencil shades easily. With a sharpened lead, you achieve an accurate and delicate finish. With a half-worn lead, the finish becomes more opaque as the pressure exerted on the pencil increases. 

The Conté à Paris "White" pencil is mainly used with the lead sharpened, the line is clear and the colour transparent. 

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The colour of the Conté à 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.

- Recommended for : nudes, its colour recalls that of the skin when highlighted using white. Blending the colour creates the shading.

- Use : Sanguine is frequently used in skteching to draw the body. For more complex work, it's advisable to use Pierre Noire to emphasise the contrast and white pencil to highlight the areas of light on the body.
- Exist in only 1 medium graduation
- Length 176.5 mm / Diameter 8.5 mm / Lead diameter 5 mm

The colour of the Conté à Paris "Sepia" pencil is reminiscent of burnt umber. This pencil shades easily. With a sharpened lead, you achieve an accurate and delicate finish. With a half-worn lead, the finish becomes more opaque as the pressure exerted on the pencil increases.

Recommended for : - Rough sketches
- Nudes : enables the most contrasted parts of the body to be shaded
- Portraits : emphasises and highlights the value of a face
- Landscapes : intantly gives the colour of a tree trunk or the facade of a house.
Use : it can be used sparingly on its own but it can be blended with the Sanguine, White, Charcoal or Pierre Noire pencils for a more complex finish.
- Exist in only 1 medium graduation
- Length 176.5 mm / Diameter 8.5 mm / Lead diameter 5 mm
The Conté à Paris "White" pencil is mainly used with the lead sharpened, the line is clear and the colour transparent.

- Recommended for : Contrasting, softening, lightening values for all types of subjects.
- Use : It is the essential complement for all the other pencils, and its main function is to hint on a volume etc... However, it can be used alone on coloured paper, especially black paper.
- Exist in only 1 medium graduation
- Lenght 176.5 mm / Diameter 8.5 mm / Lead diameter 4 mm

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We endeavour to dispatch your order as soon as possible after it is received, although some delays can occur during busy periods. Delivery is generally within 1 to 2 working days from the day you complete your order. Please allow up to 5 working days for your order to arrive before contacting us.

We may occasionally send part of the order if not all items are currently in stock. We will contact you in these instances and you will not incur additional shipping charges for UK mainland orders.

If there is likely to be any undue delay to your order we will attempt to contact you via phone or e-mail. 

If there are any issues during delivery, the carriers will attempt to contact you by phone (if a number is provided). If the courier is unable to deliver, for any reason, a second delivery attempt will be made the next working day. The goods will then be held for 5 days with the carriers before being returned to us.

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Please contact Lawrence Art Supplies directly if you have any issues with delivery, we will pass on instructions to the carrier.