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Conte Sketching Crayon Set Assorted
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Tried and tested for over 200 years; the perfect companion to charcoal.
Experience classic dry sketching and drawing medium made by the Coné company, which was established by Nicolas-Jacques Conté in 1795.
Conté Sketching Crayon Sets contain assorted coloured artist grade dry square sticks in a plastic storage box. Slightly harder than pastels, they are smooth and manufactured using natural pigments.
The pigments are finely ground and mixed with a binder. The traditional colours of Black, White, Sanguine, Bistre and Grey are made from carbon, chalk, iron oxide, soot from burnt beech wood, and sepia. While most of the crayons in this line are lightfast, some colours may fade over time when exposed to light. Please refer to this colour chart for a complete list of lightfast ratings.
Please use suitable fixatives and frames to conserve your creations.
Set of 24: 001 Bistre, 009 Black, 011 Pink, 012 Orange, 013 White, 014 Gold Yellow, 018 Raw Sienna, 020 Light Gray, 024 Light Yellow, 026 Red Violet, 028 Scarlet, 033 Dark Gray, 040 Red Lead, 041 Cyclamen, 047 Naples Yellow, 048 Flesh, 049 Light Orange, 063 Gold Ochre, 064 Chinese Red Vermilion, 068 Blue Violet, 070 Space Blue, 080 Vandyke Brown, Portrait Pink, Portrait Brown.
|Type||Artist grade crayon stick|
|Medium||Natural pigments, clay, graphite, cellulose binder|
|Availability||Sets of 12, 24, 48|