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The print packet comes complete with line drawing, reference image, instructions and one 8.5" x 11" sheet of Canson drawing paper.Printed in the USA.
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Finished project looks great but directions don’t cover how to pencil stems on grapes. Directions on the stem of the glass were not very clear.
I really like the pattern and for a intermediate color pencil artist, it was easy to understand,the picture guide was very clear. Loved the paper. I only found one thing that was difficult for me was using the acrylic Black paint for background. I did try it and it looks acceptable. It was a time saver. I have done several of Mark Mendez kits and had a great picture when finished. I will recommend him and Ann Kullberg website to purchase your Colored pencil books An kits,an tools.
Quite good some useful tips on doing glass which is what I wanted. I enjoyed doing it
I had a great learning experience with this project. I have never mixed acrylic and color pencils and I was curious to see the results. Also, if you have never painted glass before, this is a good way to learn. I have two observations though: the cannon paper that I received had partially crushed the tooth and there was a line in the middle that I could not get rid off. Also, there is not a picture of the original Still Life included so, the reference is a painting. I worked in polychromes and luminance and was pleased with the result. That said, one has to be very careful with painting the background. I taped the bottom part and the edges, to protect them and some acrylic paint was able to get under the masking tape. So, it might not be such a good idea after all, to tape the edges.