Albrecht Dürer artists watercolour pencils provide artists with great versatility of expression when drawing, shading and painting in watercolours. High-quality materials, combined with over 250 years of experience, have resulted in watercolour pencils that produce unsurpassed watercolour effects and vibrancy. The coloured surface can be transformed with only a few fine or broad brush strokes to reveal the full and unique power of the colours. Depending on the paper being used, the pigments can be completely dissolved, and will then behave in the same way as classic watercolour paints.
With Gold Faber Aqua Watercolor pencils you can create amazing effects in a motif or pattern using a wet brush. This allows you to work much more precisely with the pencils than with conventional watercolours from tubes and pots, which can dry out easily or leave behind unwanted splurges. The outstanding pigmentation brings your creative ideas to life, whether you are using light coloured or dark papers. The pencils are made up of highly pigmented lead that is fully water soluble, lightfast and break resistant.
A bit about the brand: Faber-Castell, founded in 1761, is one of the oldest and biggest pencil manufacturers in the world and it prides itself on being an international business with German roots. The company celebrated its 250th anniversary in 2011 and is still in the hands of the same family, managed by the eighth generation Count Anton-Wolfgang von Faber-Castell.
Based on its core values of competence and tradition, outstanding quality, innovation and creativity and social and environmental responsibility, the company has five key fields of competence. These include Playing & Learning, Art & Graphic and Premium as well as, General Writing and Marking.
Faber-Castell is recognized for its iconic GRIP collection which features throughout the range as well as the innovative Connector concept which encourages children’s creativity. Products such as the GRIP 2001 Pencil and GRIP Marker Textliner have collected numerous awards over the years for their unique and ergonomic designs.
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