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Holztiger production 2021

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The following list continues to be deemed non-high-priority (as in 2020) so Germany can focus their resources on producing other high-priority items.  As such, production of these non-high-priority items is suspended for the remainder of 2021.  These items have not been removed permanently from the catalogue, they are still expected to make a comeback eventually. List of Holztiger items deemed non-high-priority (as of Jan 5, 2021): 80000 Holztiger Bull, black80004 Holztiger Calf, grazing, black80032 Holztiger Horse, running, light brown80053 Holztiger Cat, small, black80054 Holztiger Cat, running80060 Holztiger Husky80063 Holztiger Dalmation, standing, small80084 Holztiger Goldfish80098 Holztiger Hare, standing80112 Holztiger Peacock80113 Holztiger Eagle80115...

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Why we reach for Stockmar crayons

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    photo credit: Stockmar.de   Why Stockmar Wax Crayons contain 10% beeswax – no more and no less. Stockmar wax crayons contain 10% natural beeswax, which provides the right degree of transparency and gives off a pleasant beeswax scent.  In addition, the essential oils in beeswax have a preserving effect, enabling us to completely abstain from using preservatives in our wax crayons.  A proportion of beeswax in wax crayons that is appreciably higher than 10% would have a negative impact on colouring quality.  Too little colour would be produced and the actual colour of the beeswax would distort the...

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Wet-on-Wet Painting

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Tryptich Wet-on-Wet Painting from Tanja Markies on Vimeo.

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