Thank you, Kathy, Alison and Karen too.
I know that the Prismacolors get broken ... but I am hoping some will
respond to a new sharpener a little better. Iíll check out these two
I've had good luck with:
and have purchased a small fleet of them
for the students to use when I teach classes in colored pencils. They're
inexpensive, and work well. Good luck!
Iíve heard good reviews for this one. Itís on my shopping list, although I donít
have personal experience with it. Maybe check with one of the colored pencil
groups if youíre on social media?
(Sorry- I have an eraser... looking for a sharpener.)
have been using an old hand crank pencil sharpener and a couple of
metal hand-held sharpeners for eons. However, the newer Prismacolor
just don't sharpen well ... break way too often.
I understand that
an electric sharpener might help. Any suggestions for a
good, modestly priced
electric? I would prefer having it plug in, rather
than be battery operated,
but most importantly ... Will it sharpen
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