Polychromos artists' pencils are valued internationally by professionals and semi-professionals for their unsurpassed quality. The high quality standards of the Polychromos coloured pencils shine through, whether they are used for graphics, artistic free style or for the exact rendition of plans. Each pencil boasts a thick 3.8mm lead, soft and vibrant colour laydown, high-quality acid-free pigments in bright colours, unsurpassed lightfastness, water-resistance, are smudgeproof and have a high break resistance due to the bonding process (SV).
Polychromos artists' colour pencils have particularly soft waterproof wax leads, their smoothness and resistance to smudging makes them a pleasure to use. The leads are not brittle and can be sharpened to a very fine point so this allows you to draw filigree detail as well as cover extended areas completely with colour. The excellent covering power of Polychromos artists' colour pencils means that they can be used on a wide variety of materials such as paper, card, wood, or even fabrics.
This handmade Wenge stained wooden case of the polychromos range are aligned over two tiers. There is also additional space in the box for accessories, making it an ideal starter set or professional supply case. The beautifully presented wooden case comes built in with a lock in place, the easy to use mechanism turns as a dial to close and open the case making it easy to carry without the fear of losing any items.
The set contains: White, Cream, Light yellow glaze, Cadmium yellow lemon, Light cadmium yellow, Cadmium yellow, Dark cadmium yellow, Dark chrome yellow, Cadmium orange, Dark cadmium orange, Scarlet red, Pale geranium lake, Deep scarlet red, Middle cadmium red, Permanent carmine, Dark red, Magenta, Madder, Rose carmine, Middle purple pink, Pink madder lake, Light magenta, Red-violet, Crimson, Purple violet, Mauve, Delft blue, Dark indigo, Indanthrene blue, Helioblue-reddish, Cobalt blue, Ultramarine, Light ultramarine, Skyblue, Phthalo blue, Light phthalo blue, Bluish turquoise, Prussian blue, Cobalt turqoise, Light cobalt turqoise, Cobalt green, Deep cobalt green, Dark phthalo green, Phthalo green, Emerald green, Light green, Leaf green, Pine green, Juniper green, Olive green yellowish, Earth green yellowish, Chrome oxide green opaque, Earth green, Medium flesh, Light flesh, Cinnamon, Pompeian red, Venetian red, Sanguine, Burnt ochre, Naples yellow, Dark Naples ochre, Green gold, Raw umber, Van Dyck brown, Burnt siena, Walnut brown, Warm grey V, Warm grey II, Cold grey II, Cold grey IV, Black
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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