Tuesday, May 19, 2009

liquid pencil

This is one of the art supplies that I bought on a recent trip to Wellington (New Zealand). It is 'liquid pencil' by Derivan. It is like pencil in a paint form and it is yummy!
I say yummy because it is the consistency of a thick glossy cream. You can thin it with water or acrylic medium and you can paint it on like a watercolour. It comes in six different colours: red, sepia, yellow, blue and two shades of grey. These aren't bright colours, they all look like pencil, but the colours are the undertone.
Here are a couple of links for you to have a look at:
So far I have only used it to stencil through punchinella. The effect was brilliant though. I was able to vary the thickness I put it on for a varying effect, and it had a wonderful chalky pencil finish which was brilliant for a different texture and feeling to ink or acrylic paint stencilling.
I will blog the page I used it on in the next week after I am sure that my journal partner has got my journal and sees it first.


Caroline said...

Liquid pencil? Now that's a strange concept!

I look forward to seeing what you've done with it.

Tessa said...

Ooh, I've never heard of that, but it sounds like a lot of fun! Can't wait to see how it looks on your page. :)

Kellys Art Journaling/ Sharing The Journey said...

This made my mouth water... I have got to find this as it looks like it would be alot of fun to use.

Jennifer Williams "Blueskysunburn" said...

This sounds very interesting! I would love to hear more about it when you get a chance to play with it more.

Nona said...

Cool!! Where in Welly did you get it??
French Art Shop? Gordon Harris?
Need to get some!
Nona, in Wgtn

Margaret said...

interesting product, cool links thank you! I'd love to see what you do with it!

sally said...

What an amazing product. It looks just yummy going on paper.
You left a question on my blog concerning elephant poop journals. Yes there is such a thing. The paper is very textured and an off white but the money goes for upkeep. I found them on enet last year.

Seth said...

Sounds like a cool product. And I love how you captured the bottle in the picture.

Kathy said...

OMG! This sounds too cool! Never heard of it and am totally intrigued! I will have to get me some and go wild experimenting! Thanks for sharing such a cool find!