The Wacky Wednesday Special for December 21, 2016 is 30% off all Bruynzeel pencil sets.  This includes pencil sets from the Rijks Museum and Expression lines that are currently in stock.   The Rijks Museum sets come in tin boxes with wonderful dutch masters paintings on the front.  The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is the best visited museum of The Nederlands and home of the greatest collection of Dutch masterpieces in painting. This pencil collection, designed in close cooperation with the Rijksmuseum, is a tribute to The Dutch Masters.

The extensive collection of the Rijksmuseum comprises also works from the famous painter Vincent van Gogh. Using rhythmic brushstrokes in striking colours, he portrayed himself here as a fashionably dressed Parisian.. The 24 watercolour pencils inside are manufactured from quality pigments for very good colour transfer and complete solubility in water. With the brush and some water you can spread the colour out on the paper to obtain watercolour effects. The handy tin makes sure your pencils are properly stored after colouring.

 

You can find this worldfamous masterpiece of Johannes Vermeer in the Gallery of Honour of the Rijksmuseum. A Maidservant pours milk, entirely absorbed in her work. Except for the stream of milk, everything else is still. Vermeer took this simple everyday activity and made it the subject of an impressive painting.

The 24 coloured pencils in this tin are manufactured from quality pigments for very good colour transfer. The handy tin makes sure your pencils are properly stored after colouring.

The Night Watch of Rembrandt van Rijn is a highlight of a visit to the Rijksmuseum. This was one of several halls of Amsterdam’s civic guard, the city’s militia and police. The captain, dressed in black, is telling his lieutenant to start the company marching. The guardsmen are getting into formation.

This scene decorates the exterior of this tin with high quality coloured pencils. The pencils are manufactured from quality pigments for very good colour transfer. The handy tin makes sure your pencils are properly stored after colouring.

 

 

Rembrandts repertoire, the painter of the Night Watch, consists of among others biblical scenes, historic pieces and portraits, including a remakable amount of self-portraits. This piece form 1639 is called Self-Portrait leaning on a Stone Still.

The pencils in this nice storage tin have a strong graphite core. The pencils have an excellent graphite transfer and a perfect balance in pencil hardness. The tin contains these hardnesses: 2H, 1H, HB, 1B, 2B, 3B, 4B, 5B, 6B, 7B, 8B, 9B. The handy tin makes sure your pencils are properly stored after sketching.

 

 

 

You may be tempted to get the pencil sets just for the cool tin!

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