zest-it logo Pencil Blend zest-it logo
 
HOME SOLVENTS MEDIUMS VARNISH BLENDS WAXES STOCKIST

About Zest-it® Pencil Blend

Zest-it Pencil Blend is a very popular for blending Coloured Pencils,
it is also ideal for use with crayons, oil pastel and graphite.

We tested both of our Pencil Blends with the following Coloured Pencils,
Luminance, Prismacolor, Karisma, Polychromos, Derwent; Drawing, Artist and Coloursoft.

 

zest-it pencil blend
Zest-it® Pencil Blend
 

 

blending sponge and brush

Blending Sponge and Brush

 

cp on w/c paper
Coloured pencil blended using a brush
with the Pencil Blend

 

 

product safety information banner
Product Safety Information for
Zest-it Pencil Blend
PDF

 

 


Our Pencil Blend is non-toxic and non-flammable which many Pencil Artists value for use with their pencils and in the studio environment. Artists share their techniques for Blending Coloured Pencils
It has been thoroughly tested with many makes of Coloured Pencil for its excellent blending qualities.

It leaves no residue of itself once dry, it is economical in use as a small amount goes a long way. You can 'top-up' the Blending Sponge 10 times with a 50 ml bottle!

It has very low VOC's which means little is lost to the atmosphere, many prefer the safer aspects of the solvent than odourless mineral spirit or similar solvents, most of which are flammable.

Find out more at our Pencil Blend site.

Using Pencil Blend and a brush.
The Coloured Pencil was applied to watercolour paper in the normal way.
A Blending Sponge was used to dampen a soft 1/4" flat brush by pressing the brush to the sponge surface.

The dampened brush was used to blend the coloured pencil. It was blended from dark to light, giving a soft transition of colour.
Using a brush means the under-painting can be completed very quickly and the 'tooth' of the paper is retained.

The area can be left to dry or further Coloured Pencil can be added to the area whilst the paper is still damp, each will give a different look.

Using Pencil Blend - with Tortillion. (We have a selection of tortillion and stumps in our eshop J and T's Art and Calligraphy

Paper stumps also work well for blending and are firmer then the Tortillion, more information on blending can be found under blending tools.

Pencil Blend is available in a variety of useful sizes 50 ml; 125 ml and 250 ml

For more blending options see Pencil Blend (Citrus Free)

Copyright Jacqui Blackman 2004 

Zest-it Pencil Blend Video

 

    Back to Products    links to blending coloured pencils     links to blending tools     Blending Sponge

             low vocbio productno cfc'snot on animalsreusablepet 1airplaneYes lorryYes  ferryYes

Please see the Disclaimer

 
Products Oils Brush Cleaning Tonal Values Brushes Links
Stockist-UK Paint Pencil Blending Wet on wet Easels Art Links
Stockist-EU Oil Pastels Painting Mediums Techniques Palettes Privacy
Stockist-WW Fat over Lean Acrylic Cleaners Tole Painting Knives Contact
MSDS Colour Damar Varnish Tole Gallery Surfaces FAQ
Testimonials Colour Mixing Linseed Oils Inking Signwriters About Us
Reviews Painted Colour Waxes Parchment Pen Nib Cleaner Video's
Awards Colour Wheel Wax Additions Tuition Printmakers Cleaner  
Questions Clay Smoothing

Protective Brush Oil

  Printmakers Oils
         
         
   

         HOME

   


Copyright 1999 - 2021 © J. & T. Blackman Ltd. All Rights Reserved Worldwide.
The information contained herein is the Intellectual Property of Jacqui Blackman and
J. & T. Blackman Ltd., and is supplied without liability for errors or omissions.
Zest-it ® and its logo are Registered Trademarks.
No part may be reproduced or used except as authorized by contract or other written permission, unless stated otherwise.
The copyright and the foregoing restriction on reproduction and use extend to all media in which the information may be embodied.

uk flag