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Visual Arts Pencil Set

A set of six pencils featuring key words from the visual arts wit an accompanying definition booklet.

The School of Life tries to find answers to life's big questions through the use of culture. We look to academic disciplines such as the Visual Arts, Psychoanalysis and Literary Criticism for inspiration.   

For our Key Word Pencil Sets, we've chosen a selection of the most important words from these subjects and set them on some finely crafted pencils so that we hold them more clearly in our minds while we write.     

Each set features six key words, and contains a booklet which perfectly explains what these words mean and why they should matter. An ideal combination of the thought-provoking, the attractive and the useful.

Key words from the Visual Arts:

  • Aesthetic
  • Avant-Garde
  • Bricolage
  • Sentimentality
  • Sublime
  • Sfumato

Other sets in the series take words from Literary Criticism, Philosophy and Psychoanalysis.

To read more on the subject of Art, visit our blog The Book of Life.

Six pencils | definition booklet | buckram finish box

Visual Arts Pencil Set

£12.00
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