MPC-KIT – Silverpoint & Mineral Paper Kit

MPC-KIT – Silverpoint & Mineral Paper Kit

Discover an ancient form of fine line drawing with a modern twist. Silverpoint is a drawing medium Medieval scribes and artists used to create manuscripts and renderings on gesso-prepared surfaces. Mineral Paper accepts silverpoint without needing gesso, making it a convenient surface for silverpoint. Kit includes one 2mm silverpoint drawing tool, one 1mm silverpoint refill, one mineral paper board 5″ x 7″ and five sheets of mineral paper. Illustrated instructions with QR code included.

Click HERE for digital instructions on how to use your Silverpoint & Mineral Paper Kit.

About Silverpoint:

Silverpoint is a centuries-old technique in which silver is used to draw on a specially prepared surface, leaving traces of the metal to create one’s drawing. Silverpoint drawings tarnish over time creating warmer tones. Yasutomo’s Silverpoint Drawing Tools have a black 5 1/2″ long wooden handle with an elegant bamboo shape for a comfortable grip.

99% silver points are beveled to allow for different drawing techniques and line thicknesses. Available in 1mm or 2mm widths. Tips are 9mm (3/8″) long. Points can be removed by simply unscrewing them from the handles are replaced with Yasutomo silverpoint refills.

Packaged in a white box with a gray foam insert and  a clear plastic sleeve so that customers can see the complete product through the packaging. Box has a hang tab for easy display.

While silverpoint is typically done on gesso-prepared surfaces, Yasutomo mineral paper is an excellent silverpoint substrate that requires no preparation!

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