Another little foray into drawing materials.
I recently came across some videos about drawing materials by Judith Logan and liked the effects she achieves in her work. A trip to the art shop this week had me picking up a handful of Derwent Drawing pencils to see how they would work for me.
I tried them out in my watercolour Moleskine, on a whiter, smooth drawing paper and on black paper (a Frisk Black Pad). I also tested them over light washes of watercolour and gouache. I believe there are only about 24 colours available and they all seem to be fairly muted. Overall, I preferred them on the black paper, but on my little flower sketch I attempted to brighten it up a bit with a couple of Stabilo Softcolour pencils and hatched in the background with a silver metallic pencil.
Some further experiments needed, I think. Has anyone else used these successfully?