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Old 12-22-2019, 09:17 PM
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Lightfast Derwent oil pencils

Hi Iím new to this website and Iím trying to find out about , what grounds or paper can be used for the new Derwent lightfast oil pencils . I just tried them on canvas paper and itís too harsh . Surely water colour paper like arches would rot if you use oil on that ? People have suggested watercolour paper but in my experience as an oil painter , the oil would rot the unprimed surface .i bought these to hopefully use with my oil paints on smaller more detailed works. I was wondering if any of you had experience , using them on gesso panels or rabit skin primed wood surfaces ? Canvas etc ? Any advice or suggestions would be most appreciated , as Iím starting to wonder why I bought the dam things now lol ! :also can you use ordinary oil mediums and solvents with these pencils ? Thanks .
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Old 12-26-2019, 01:18 PM
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Re: Lightfast Derwent oil pencils

I've no experience with it, but have you tried Arches wc paper for oils? Some watercolor artists are using it for their wc's.
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Old 12-30-2019, 07:49 AM
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Re: Lightfast Derwent oil pencils

watercolour paper, cartridge, sanded paper, moleskine (the paper with the oily finish)

The last 2 are my favourites

Paper won't rot for years with oil, no worries within our lifetimes.
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Old 01-04-2020, 12:41 AM
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Re: Lightfast Derwent oil pencils

Thanks guys , these pencils are really fine and are oil based ( Derwent ) Iím worried that overtime they might eat into the water colour paper ? Esp diluted with turps . The moleskin sounds great 👍 Iíll investigate that . I am not sure how to attach photos . Iím using them on gessoed smooth wood panels ,and even then they are wearing down fast . Iíve contacted Derwent but they have not answered me as yet , they wax lyrical about the lightfast quality etc but donít recommend suitable grounds to use . Thanks for your help .😊
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