Faber-Castell

Following new Faber-Castell products are free of animal derivatives – including the manufacturing process:

  •  115210 Pitt Graphite Matt
  •  160701 Creative Marker – white as snow, Creative Marker blackout
  •  160806 Neon Marker
  •  2818.. brush line
  •  2828.. brush line
  •  all brushes that are part of drawing/painting sets

The material used for all brush hair is nylon.

Faber-Castell is a cruelty-free company on all levels; they do not test on animals, neither commission other parties to do so; the raw material chain is free of animal testing

They would like you to know, that animal testing for art-, writing- and drawing materials/ supplies is banned in Europe.

No animal based raw materials are ever used as auxiliary supplies/ additives in Faber-Castell’s entire production.

source: mail contact

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Faber-Castell website

Moleskine

Moleskine would like you to know that at this moment in time, during the paper binding process, traces of gelatin may be  present.

Moleskine is working to find new sollutions concerning this topic.

Moleskine’s cruelty-free status: they do not test on animals and neither commission it from other parties

source: mail contact

Gelli Arts updated information

Hi there,

here is the updated Gelli Arts information about their Gelli Plates:

Gelli Arts confirmed that the Gelli Plates are still vegan-friendly and are still cruelty-free, staying the same as four years ago.

Four years ago,  the statement was that Gelli Arts is cruelty-free, they don’t test on animals  and don’t commission any other parties to do so. Materials used in the Gelli Plates are free of animal testing. Gelli plates are free of animal derivatives.

Source: mail contact

Gelli Arts website

Here is my information sheet, I send out to all companies.

2021: updated cruelty-free and vegan-friendly guidelines PDF

Here is my 2021 updated information sheet with guidelines for a cruelty-free company and vegan-friendly and vegetarian-friendly products, which I send out to companies.

At your disposal:

English Version (PDF)

German Version (PDF)

I have resumed sending out enquiries to update and broaden my compendium.

All the best,

 

 

Kaia Natural Watercolor

 

Hello there,

I bring lovely watercolour news (especially to Europeans)! Kaia Natural Watercolor is a cruelty-free company based in the Netherlands, offering all vegan, 100% natural, plastic-free, non-toxic, highly pigmented watercolour of professional artist quality and highest lightfastness. What a mouth full. They come in ten different shades . They are available as single pans or in a set of all ten.

Source: mail contact; website