Distress crayons vs. Faber-Castell Gelatos
First off I paired them side by side by colors that I had of each. The colors are pretty close.
I applied the colors side by side by rubbing them onto a pallet sheet.
The left side is the Distress crayons, the right side is the Gelatos.
The Distress crayons are a bit more thick and creamy. I feel like the intensity of color is just a bit more vibrant with the Distress crayons in the colors that I worked with.
Next I stamped the exact same image using the HoneyBeeStamps “Not too Shabby” stamp set
I applied the color using a watercolor technique. Simply dipping my brush into water and picking up the color from my pallet sheet. More water, darker color, less water lighter color. Again the Left is the Distress crayons, the right is the Gelatos.
So in a side by side comparison. Can you tell the difference?
I feel they are pretty similar in color and application. I like the smaller tip and pen like size of the Distress crayons for direct coloring of an image, I like the variety of color choice found in the Gelatos. I think both are a fun medium for coloring images.
Tell me which you prefer and Why?
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