We recently had a closer look at the 150 coloured pencils in the Prismacolor Premier range. We found that of that range, 59 have the hightest lightfast rating of I, and 26 have the next highest lightfast rating of II. This means that the pencil range has a total of 85 lightfast coloured pencils. The pencil names and numbers are highlighted on the pencil. However, the lightfast rating is not. This rating was listed separately on the Prismacolor Premier color chart, and were … [Read more...] about The 85 lightfast Prismacolor Premier pencils
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As an artist starting in the coloured pencil medium, you may be confused by the range of coloured pencils available. You have a limited budget, yet you want to learn with the best available tools. Let's find out which are the best coloured pencils to use and why. This post will provide a quick introduction to using coloured pencils, which will be followed by examples of a green capsicum drawn with different types of pencils. Then this post will look at colour wheels and see if there are … [Read more...] about Which are the best coloured pencils – oil or wax – and why?
Do you want to know more about the colours included in the Caran d'Ache Luminance coloured pencil range? You have limited time and energy, yet you want to thoroughly know your coloured pencils. You know it will take time to make colour charts and to sort your pencils according to lightfastness and type. This post will help you save your time and your energy. It will show you what colour family colours and neutral colours are included in the Caran d'Ache Luminance range of 76 coloured … [Read more...] about Caran d’Ache Luminance Coloured Pencils – a closer look
Quickly sort and search through the Caran d'Ache Luminance coloured pencil range by using the interactive colour chart below. Find each pencil's colour wheel family, pencil name, pencil number and lightfast rating. A colour swatch for each coloured pencil is also provided. This interactive colour chart is to help you quickly find the colour pencil you need for your art and craft project. A recent blog post provided a closer look at the colour family colours and neutral colours available … [Read more...] about Caran d’Ache Luminance Interactive Colour Chart
The interactive colour chart below shows only the lightfast Prismacolor Premier coloured pencils. These are the pencils with a lightfast rating of I or II. As the Prismacolor Premier pencils do not have lightfast ratings listed on the actual pencil, the ratings for each pencil has been identified from the Prismacolor colour chart. This disclaimer explains how the colour analysis was carried out. A recent blog post provided a closer look at the 85 lightfast Prismacolor Premier pencils. … [Read more...] about Lightfast Prismacolor Premier Interactive Colour Chart
The small range of 24 Derwent Drawing Coloured pencils is a pleasant surprise. The colours are muted and the leads are soft. They are a pleasure to draw with. You will find out more about the coloured pencils available in this small range of here. By knowing more about the pencils, you will have better knowledge when using them, planning your artwork, or simply deciding if you would like to buy these pencils. Following a theme We recently completed a closer look at four major artist … [Read more...] about Derwent Drawing Coloured Pencils