Craft Focus - April/May 2022 (Issue 90)

CRAFTER’S COMPANION Spectrum Noir Metallic Paint Markers (3PC) Liquid Gold take your creativity to another level with the intense, high shine of the Spectrum Noir Metallic Paint Markers. These bold and opaque markers really pack a punch, and work on just about any surface. Spectrum Noir Metallic Paint Markers are perfect for putting an elegant, shimmering stamp on home decor makes, creative hobbies and customisation projects! Each pack includes three premium non-toxic markers with different tips to offer different line widths. +44 (0)1388 660 930 MANUSCRIPT PEN COMPANY This set of 12 Lego markers comes in vibrant colours with matching 2x4 embedded Lego brick. Clip the pens together with Lego’s iconic buildable brick technology to create simultaneous lines on paper. +44 (0)1746 861 236 uk-distribution/lego EXACLAIR LTD ExaClair, the UK supplier of Clairefontaine, has introduced the Jungle Harmony collection based on a depiction of the Amazonian forests. This enchanting design was created by Parisian graphic designers Tiphanine Massari and Agathe Hondré at The delicate design creates a blend between tropical plants, birds and butterflies which will look stylish in any environment. The notebooks are available in a range of sizes including A4, A5, A6 and small shopping pads. Some feature sewn spines, others wirebound and even cloth bound versions. All the notebooks contain PEFC™ Certified, super-smooth 90gsm Clairefontaine brushed vellum paper that’s loved by pen fans globally. Completing the stylish look, the collection also includes desktop accessories including letter holders, pen pots and magazine files. In addition, lever arch files, elasticated folders and storage boxes provide filing solutions for a tidy desk. Lawrence Savage, Marketing Manager at ExaClair, says the range was designed to bring a sense of well-being: “The central theme of this collection is being in touch with nature to help create a positive working environment. The pastel green background adds to this feeling with its calming and soothing colour.” +44 (0)1553 696 600 HAHNEMÜHLE FINE ART Hahnemühle Fine Art is very excited to announce the brand new Hahnemühle Watercolour Book with 100 per cent cotton. The Hahnemühle Watercolour Book made of 100 per cent cotton fibres is a must-have for watercolour artists. The pure cotton fibres give the paper a natural white tone, an incomparable texture and high resistance. Colours flow superbly on the natural white paper, while brushes slide gently over the surface and inspire the artist. The Premium hardback book containing 30 sheets of 250 gsm paper with a homogeneous, fine-grained surface structure on the front and back, so artists have 60 pages available for creative design. It’s suitable for all watercolour techniques, especially the wet on-wet technique. Masking pens and masking tapes can be removed without leaving any residue. Even the use of an eraser is possible thanks to surface sizing. The pitch-black, sturdy cover with a black bookmark gives the book the elegance and stability that it needs as an indispensable companion. A rubber band closes the book tightly. These books are available in landscape and portrait format in A6, A5, A4, 14 x 14 cm and 19.5 x 19.5 cm. Like all Hahnemühle papers, they’re age-resistant, acid-free and vegan. +44 (0)1603 759 266 Artwork by @rabi__rabi 44