Veronica is our lovely host for DC tis spring break for many people I think of bears daily now wondering when they will awaken walk through my woods so i am still painting bear landscapes in honor of them ~
Then you simply turn the handle to sharpen your pencil until it stops.
I of course chose a variety of art pencils to test. Prismacolor, pastel and charcoal pencils have been challenging with most sharpeners. Art pencils can be pricey, so having a lead break is not desirable.
These are the pencils i chose to sharpen:
here are the results:
Look at those amazing points, great for detail work!
If you don't want such a fine point simply don't sharpen till it stops.
I actually found that sharpening the pencil until the sharpener stops takes away TOO much pencil.
I began stopping half way and that gave me the points above, which I am thrilled with.
To see videos on how to use this sharpener, or how to take it apart for a broken lead:
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