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Derwent pencils are some of the best pencils out there and are a favourite of artists of all levels. The ranges of artist pencils by Derwent come in all sorts of packs and sets with a spectrum of colours and pencil types. There are multiple types of Derwent pencils available including coloursoft, water colour pencils, tin sets, sketching and other various pencil options.

Coloursoft Derwent pencils are beautifully soft and are great for quickly building bold and rich colours in your drawings making them excellent for colouring in. These pencils are easily blendable giving them flexibility to be used to generate different tones and shades.

Derwent watercolour pencils are really simple to use and can be easily mixed with water to make wonderful flows of colour. These Derwent pencils for watercolour art offer a more control than a brush to allow you greater precision.

There are as many different types of Derwent Pencils and we have an amazing range in stock at Discount Art N Craft Warehouse.


Derwent Artists Pencil Tin Sets

FROM $34.95

Derwent Artist Colouring Pencils are made from the finest quality pigments to ensure pure true colours and superb coverage. The soft textured colour strip makes these coloured pencils capable of both intense and delicate shading.


Derwent Artists Pencil Wooden Box Set of 72

NOW $242.90

Derwent Artists pencils are one of eight product ranges in the colouring category. Made from the finest quality colour pigments they ensure pure true colours and superb coverage every time you use them. This Derwent Artists Pencil Wooden Box Set features 72 colours so you’ll be spoilt for choice every time you colour. The waxy texture and layering and blending capacity of each pencil also means you can create more colours - your creativity is the only limit!

Derwent Artists pencils have a nice fat colour strip that’s great for creating expressive drawings and great for artists of all ages and levels. Packed inside a beautiful light mahogany two-tiered wooden box you’ll feel special every time you take a pencil from the collection. Derwent pencils have been made in the UK since 1832 and this stunning wooden box collection pays homage to its rich history. It also features magnetic drawer backs to ensure that the drawers don’t fall out when turned on their side.

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the artist who loves to colour, look no further than a Derwent Artists Pencil Wooden Box.


Derwent Artists Pencils

ONLY $3.10

The Artists Pencil range from Derwent is one of eight types of pencils in the colouring range. Each pencil has a waxy texture that’s ideal for layering and blending, allowing you to create as many colours as you like. Not that you have to make your own - there’s 120 different colours in the range and an infinite spectrum of subtly different hues and tints!

Derwent Artists are highly pigmented, dry colour pencils with light fastness to ensure the colours remain true, no fixing required on finished work. The easy-to-grip body and premium quality soft textured colour core makes for both intense and delicate shading for drawing or colouring. A 4mm extra wide core provides excellent point strength and is useful for shading large areas.

Derwent Artists pencils can be purchased as a tin set, in a beautifully manufactured wooden box, or separately to build your collection. They are great for artists of all ages and skill sets, with both professionals and novices loving the range. If you need something for finer, more detailed work, you might like to look at the Derwent Studio range.

With Derwents wide range of colouring pencils there’s a style of coloured pencils to suit everyone. The Artists range, however, is a great place to start and is yours to buy from Discount Art N Craft Warehouse. Add a couple of your favourite colours to your shopping cart to try them out or check out our Derwent Artists Pencil Sets.


Derwent Charcoal Pencil Set of 6

NOW $25.85

Great for sketching, the Derwent Charcoal Pencils provide excellent drawing control, ideal for rich, dramatic drawings. Encased in wood which results in less mess, has a round 8mm barrel with a wide 4m core. 

Derwent Charcoal Pencil Set of 6 contains: 1 x light, 2 x medium, 2 x dark, 1 x white charcoal pencils and a sharpener. 


Derwent Coloursoft Pencil Tins

FROM $34.95

Derwent Coloursoft Pencils are renowned for their soft velvety strip, rich vibrant colours and quality craftsmanship. Featuring a round 8mm diameter barrel and a 4mm wide strip, they come in 72 striking colours and are the king of pencils’ softest colour range.

Derwent Coloursoft Pencils are specially chosen for their richness and versatility. They are ideal for a quick application of bold colour, allowing you to build up colour quickly and effectively. They are available for purchase singularly or in packs. Purchase in a tin case or a beautifully crafted wooden box to protect your special investment.

  • Rich, vibrant colour
  • Builds colour quickly and effectively
  • Lightfast tested and acid-free
  • Easy to grip for a range of drawing styles
  • Good for blending and mixing colour

If you’re an illustrator, cartoonist, graphic designer, contemporary landscape artist or you enjoy still-life drawings, you’ll love Derwent Coloursoft Pencils. Great for students, amateurs, professional and hobby artists they are made with the latest technology which measures the lightfast levels of every pencil. Try them out with our step-by-step guide to drawing comics.


Derwent Drawing Pencil Tins

FROM $29.70

Derwent Drawing Pencils take you right back to nature. The colours are rich and earthy and soft in texture, making them great for building up dense fur or feathers. Create a smooth velvety lay down and bring portraits, wildlife drawings and dreamy, evocative landscapes to life with beautiful sepia tones and a soft finish. Try them out using our guide to painting landscapes.

Derwent Drawing Pencils feature and extra wide 5mm colour strip and a round 8mm body. They are easy-to-grip, expertly crafted and precise. The Drawing range is available in 24 subtle shades. With Derwent Drawing Pencils you can enjoy:

  • sepia tones ideal for drawing nature studies
  • soft neutral greys, greens, blues and creams
  • a soft, velvety finish
  • drawing at its most natural

First introduced in 1986 in a limited selection of six earthy colours, the Drawing range has been extended by popular demand. It features a distinctive light mahogany stained barrel with colour coded end dip and angled gold band. Its unique, waxy consistency makes colour easy to apply.


Derwent Graphic Pencil Sets

NOW $19.40

Derwent Graphic Pencils are finely textured graphite pencils for professional and fine artists. Great for different drawing techniques using the harder degree pencils for more detailed work, and softer pencils for shading and covering paper. Derwent Graphic Pencils are blendable to create layers and numerous grayscale shades.

Derwent Graphic Pencil set contains: 8B, 6B, 4B, 2B, HB, 2H


Derwent Graphic Sketching Pencils

FROM $26.95

A good graphite drawing starts with a good graphite pencil and Derwent Graphic Sketching Pencils are made from the finest quality graphite and the purest clays. Whether you are doing fine detailed illustrations or adding shading and texture to your drawing, the Derwent Graphic range has the right pencil for you.

Derwent Graphic Pencils feature a hexagonal matte black barrel with a distinctive orange band and a smooth, finely textured graphite strip. They allow for greater control over your work, professional application, and offer strength and covering power that’s perfect for sketching, graphic design and colouring in. Available singularly or in packs, the soft spectrum of grades are great for making delicate shades and tones.


  • Made from the finest quality material
  • Produced in a full range of 20 degrees from 9B - 9H
  • Strips sharpen to a good long-lasting point
  • Specialist Technical, Designer and Sketching tins available

To get started with your Derwent Graphic pencils try these 9 drawing ideas for beginners: simple ideas that will help you get the most from your Derwent pencils. Start here and you’ll be well on your way to mastering the skill of graphite drawing, from faces and expressions to trees, mandalas and eyes.


Derwent Graphitint Pencil Tins

FROM $29.70

Derwent Graphitint Pencils are coloured graphite pencils that combine the traditional graphite medium with a hint of subtle colour. You get the delicious effect of graphite ‘blackness’ with just a touch of colour - two great effects in one pencil!

Derwent Graphitint Pencils can be used wet or dry. You will be amazed by what can happen when you add water! Create a vast array of tinted graphite effects and watch your drawing burst to life with colours like Port, Aubergine, Dark Indigo, Storm and Slate Green far more vibrant.


  • Combine the drama and creativity of pencil drawings with a hint of soft, subtle colour
  • Lovely earthy tones, pearlescent greys, shimmering blues and greens
  • Perfect for landscape or fantasy artists
  • Water soluble

If using Derwent Graphitint Pencils for landscapes, check out our Practical Guide to Painting Landscapes. You might be a seasoned pro but brushing up on your skills is a great way to ensure you characterise each particular landscape. These tips and tricks will get you started and will help you understand the value distribution within your work.

Indulge your creativity with our guidance and a set of Derwent Graphitint Pencils.


Derwent Inktense Blocks

FROM $32.55

An extremely versatile medium, Derwent Inktense Blocks can be used wet or dry to create deep, intense colour washes. Combining the brilliance of Derwent Inktense Pencils with the freedom of blocks, Derwent Inktense Blocks are ideal for layering, free marking, covering large areas and use on silk, cotton, canvas and paper. Once dry the colour is permanent and you can work over the top of it.

Derwent Inktense Blocks are

  • water soluble for a vibrant ink effect.
  • permanent for use on fabrics like silk and cotton
  • easy to blend and can be mixed with water to create translucent, ink-like effects

Before using Derwent Inktense Blocks, get to know the basics of watercolour with our Getting to Know the Techniques and Basics of Watercolour guide. Mixing watercolour ratios can be difficult and while Derwent Inktense Blocks make painting in colour easy, it pays to have a good grip on watercolour and how to mix and use watercolour mediums effectively.

Buy yourself a watercolour journal and get started on your Inktense colour journey.


Derwent Inktense Pencil Tin Sets

FROM $39.95

Derwent Inktense Pencils are Derwent’s best watercolour pencil. Use them dry for great effects or mix them with water and WOW! - the colour turns into vibrant and brilliant ink. Once dry the colour becomes permanent and you can work over the top of it. This makes Derwent Inktense Pencils ideal for layering, free marking and use on silk, cotton, canvas and paper.

The Inktense Pencil Tin Set range is perfect for illustrators, flower artists and fashion designers and can be used for watercolour, decorating fabric or colouring in. Try them out using our guide to mastering watercolour. Once colours are washed out they dry quickly, meaning very little bleed occurs. Colour can be positioned next to each other with confidence that there will be little or no bleed into each other. The first of its kind, Derwent Inktense Pencils are unique to the market and a must for any artist.

Inktense Pencil Tin Sets are available in different sizes and feature colours like Apple Green, Sea Blue, Fuschia, Deep Indigo, Baked Earth, Bark and Ink Black. For best effect, combine with a Derwent Spritzer Vaporisateur which will create a new dimension to your water-based work. Spray water directly over the colour pigment of your Inktense pencils and spray colour straight onto your image.


Derwent Inktense Pencils

ONLY $3.30

Derwent's best water-soluble pencil ever, the Derwent Inktense Pencils range contains 71 pure, vibrant colours plus a non-soluble outliner.

Derwent Inktense Pencils can be used dry but when mixed with water the colour turns into vibrant ink. Once dried, the colour is fixed and can be worked over the top of it. Great for using on fabric such as silk and cotton. (You must make sure that all the pigment has been dissolved in the water to make it permanent. Any dry pigment will be washed out if further water is applied.)


Derwent Lightfast Pencil Tin Sets

FROM $46.10

Derwent Lightfast Pencils have been specially formulated to be 100% lightfast. With their oil-based 4mm core, Derwent Lightfast lay down colour with a creamy consistency.

Artwork will not fade for up to 100 years when stored in museum conditions. Lightfastness may be affected if mixed with other products.


Derwent Lightfast Wooden Box Set 100

NOW $399.00

Derwent Lightfast Wooden Box contains 100 superior, 100% lightfast pencils – won’t fade for up to 100 years!

• 100% lightfast, all colours are superior quality and comply with ASTM D6901 and Blue Wool Scale ISO 105
• Revolutionary oil-based core creates a buttery, velvety texture allowing colours to mix and blend
• Rich, vibrant colours that deliver a rapid and opaque laydown
• Colours can be mixed on the page to create a paint-like effect
• Strong point for detailed drawing and layering techniques
• Set contains 100 Lightfast pencils in a wooden box

• Colour Palette: Sun Yellow, Scarlet, Salmon, Violet, Mid Ultramarine, Mallard Green, Brown Ochre, Yellow Ochre, Sandstone, Natural Brown, Black, White, Champagne, Heather, Blue Violet, Dark Turquoise, Racing Green, Seaweed, Wheat, Venetian Red, Ruby Earth, Chocolate, Van Dyke Brown, Mist, Pale Peach, Oyster, Nightshade, Arctic, Spruce Green, Forest, Olive Earth, Sienna, Sepia (Red), Warm Grey, Cloud Grey, Midnight Black, Derwent Red, Mars Violet, Denim, Ocean Blue (Dark), Light Aqua, Grass Green, Light Bronze, Mars Orange, Fossil Grey, Moonstone, Platinum, Mars Black, Banana, Mustard, Amber Gold, Flame, Strawberry, Cherry Red, Merlot, Dusky Pink, Deep Rose, Purple, Wild Lavender, Deep Blue, Sapphire, Mid Blue (70%), Midnight Blue, Dark Indigo, Turquoise Green, Vivid Green, Pine, Grass Green (70%), Foliage, Persian Orange, Burnt Sienna, Granite, Yellow, Gold, Golden Sun, Apricot, Dark Honey, Dark Orange, Autumn Red, Chestnut, Cinnamon, Magenta, Bordeaux, Mid Blue, Midnight Blue (70%), Dark Cyan, Ocean Blue, Pacific Blue, Peridot (Blue), Basil, Peridot (Yellow), Green Earth, Mountain Green, Ivy, Lichen Green, Warm Earth, Autumn Brown, Raisin, Taupe and Cool Grey


Derwent Line & Wash Mixed Media Set

NOW $42.95

Derwent Line & Wash Set is a curated collection specifically for urban sketchers to include paint pans and water-resistant pens. This paint palette contains some of Derwent’s most loved Inktense colours, Graphitint colours for muted tones and 2 neutral lighter shades.

Compact, self-contained, and portable for on location sketching with 12 paint pans and 2 Line Maker pens

1 x Black Line Maker 0.3mm pen
1 x Sepia Line Maker 0.3mm pen
12 x paint pans

Colour Palette: Sun Yellow, Mango, Poppy Red, Autumn Red, Port, Bright Blue, Paynes Grey, Ocean Blue, Meadow, Artichoke, Natural Brown and Storm Grey.


Derwent Line & Wash Sketching Set

NOW $43.45

Containing pencils, a paper stump and water soluble sketching pencils, the Derwent Line & Wash Sketching Set is a quality set offering excellent value. All your line & wash sketching needs can be found in this one handy set, allowing you to create exciting splashes of graphite, dynamic tones and dramatic lines.

Presented in a stylish and practical double layer silver tin the Derwent Line & Wash Sketching Set contains 13 pieces:

  • 6 x Graphic Pencils (4B, 2B, B, HB, H, 2H) - made from the finest quality graphite and purest clays
  • 2 x 4B Water Soluble Sketching Pencils - great for quick loose sketches, a softer feel and expressive, tonal drawings
  • 1 x HB Waterbrush
  • 1 x Eraser Shield
  • 1 x Paper Stump
  • 1 x Sharpener
  • 1 x Plastic Eraser

The compact size of the tin allows you take your Derwent Line & Wash Sketching Set with you on the go. The water brush with water reservoir ensures you always have water with you and that you don’t need to carry a jar of water or a brush with you if sketching outside. The pencil range is excellent for allowing for a range of tonal studies and line work and the paper stump allows you to blend materials and colours. Purchase one today and experiment with a range of techniques.


Derwent Metallic Pencils

NOW $29.70

The Derwent Metallic Pencils work especially well on a black background to offer brilliant metallic effects. These metallic coloured pencils are water soluble and adding a slight water wash can enhance the effect.
Derwent Metallic Pencils also work extremely well when used in conjunction with other Derwent coloured pencils to highlight or define objects.


Derwent Paint Pan Pastel Shades Set

NOW $35.95

Derwent Pastel Shades Paint is a gouache style pigmented paint within a palette formulation, in soft and playful pastel shades Fast-absorbing paints and can be applied delicately as a light wash or layered for brighter colour combinations.

Layer up in thick opaque layers allowing the colour to dry as a bright, matte finish.

Ideal as a complimentary set to the Inktense and Metallic paint sets to create an array of dramatic effects.

Colour Palette:
Lemon, Peach, Coral Pink, Pink Flamingo, Orchid Pink, Lavender, Cornflower Blue, Turquoise, Mint, Artichoke, Storm Grey and Silver Blue.


Derwent Pastel Pencil Sets

FROM $29.70

These wood-cased Derwent Pastel Pencil Sets allow you to enjoy all the beauty of working with pastels while keeping your hands responsibly clean.

Offering a soft, powdery and velvet-smooth finish, Derwent Pastel Pencil Sets are ideal for colour mixing and blending.

Theses pastel colour pencils are perfect for colouring in and drawing.


Derwent Pencil Wrap

NOW $21.95

Derwent Pencil Wrap holds up to 30 standard size pencils and features a few other holders for your drawing accessories.

It is made from strong canvas which unrolls flat for easy access and rolls up compact for travel.


Derwent Procolour Pencil Tin Sets

FROM $40.95

Derwent Procolour Pencils are strong coloured pencils with a highly pigmented colour laydown. Their fine strong point makes them ideal for fine detail work as well as broad colour laydown.

You can layer the colours as well as blend them using artist accessories like blending pens and stumps. The range of colours in the Derwent Procolour Pencil range are vibrant and apply beautifully to a variety of artist papers.


Derwent Sketching Mixed Media Pencil Sets

FROM $30.75

Derwent Sketching Mixed Media Pencil Sets are ideal for all types of drawing projects.

Derwent Sketching Mixed Media Tin of 12 contains:

  • 3 x Watersoluble Sketch Pencils
  • 1 x Charcoal Pencil
  • 1 x Drawing Pencil
  • 1 x Pastel Pencil
  • 3 x Natural Graphite Sticks
  • 3 x Compressed Charcoal Sticks

Derwent Sketching Mixed Media Tin of 24 contains: 

  • 3x Watersoluble Sketch Pencils
  • 1 x Watersoluble Graphite Pencil
  • 5 x Charcoal Pencils
  • 2 x Drawing Pencils
  • 3 x Pastel Pencils
  • 4 x Natural Graphite Sticks
  • 4 x Compressed Charcoal Sticks
  • 1 x Kneadable Eraser
  • 1 x Sharpener

Derwent Sketching Wallet

NOW $39.95

The Derwent Sketching Wallet contains a versatile selection of sketching media presented in a stylish and practical wallet, perfect for sketching expeditions.
The Sketching Wallet includes:

  • 1 x Sketch Pad
  • 5 x Graphic Pencils (2H, H, B, 2B, 6B)
  • 1 x Onyx Pencil
  • 3 x Tinted Charcoal (ocean deep, forest pine, white)
  • 1 x medium Charcoal Pencil
  • 2 x Watersoluble Sketching Pencils (4B, 8B)
  • 1 x Blender
  • 1 x Metal Sharpener
  • 1 x Plastic Eraser

Derwent Studio Pencils

FROM $29.70

This coloured pencil has a fine blendable colour strip for detailed drawing. Ideal for students, artists and designers.
Derwent Studio Colouring Pencils are made from the finest quality pigments to ensure maximum colour purity and light fastness.


Derwent Superpoint Mini Manual Helical Sharpener

NOW $21.30

Derwent Superpoint Mini Manual Helical Sharpener will get the sharpest point on your pencil, accepting a maximum diameter of 8mm. Desk clamp included. Manual operation.


Derwent Superpoint Manual Helical Sharpener

NOW $24.90

Derwent Superpoint Manual Helical Sharpener will get the sharpest point on your pencil, accepting a maximum diameter of 8mm. Desk clamp included. Manual operation. 


Derwent Tinted Charcoal Pencils

FROM $18.40

Derwent Traditional Charcoal Pencils are mixed with a hint of pigment and the finest clays for easy blending. This combination of rich charcoal with gentle hints of colour offers drama and subtly in one tool.

Derwent Tinted Charcoal Pencils are water soluble, easy to blend and ideal for covering large areas smoothly and quickly.


Derwent Watercolour Pencil Tin Sets

FROM $34.95

Derwent Watercolour Pencils are highly pigmented to allow for maximum colour purity and light fastness. This watercolour pencil has a soft smooth strip making it ideal for painting, drawing and mixed media. 


Derwent Watercolour Pencils

ONLY $3.10

Derwent Watercolour Pencils comes in 72 versatile colours and are ideal for mixing with water to create interesting colour flows. It can also be used dry and due to the pencil's soft texture they are easy to blend and layer. Highly pigmented to allow maximum colour purity and light fastness.

Soft, smooth, 3.5mm water soluble strip for painting and drawing, ideal for mixed media work.

Hexagonal 6.9mm barrel made in Californian incense cedar wood, for greater control with detailed work.


Derwent Watercolour Pencils Assorted Wooden Box 72

NOW $318.65

The full range of Derwent Watercolour pencils in a wooden box. Great gift idea or addition to your workspace or studio. Highly pigmented pencils, can be used dry or wet, by adding water for watercolour effects. Not permanent when dry and can be reactivated.


Derwent Watersoluble Graphite Pencils

ONLY $2.40

These pencils feature a thick strip of watersoluble graphite in a comfortable 8mm sized pencil. The Derwent watersoluble graphite pencils are ideal for wash and line sketches and can be used for shading. 


Derwent XL Charcoal

NOW $43.45

Derwent XL Charcoal combines the natural qualities of charcoal and traditional drawing colours with the strength and body of a chunky block. Derwent XL Charcoal is very opaque.

Derwent Charcoal enables you to produce poweful lines to subtle gradients they feel soft, smooth and velvety, similar to a soft pastel. Derwent XL Charcoal can be layered easily over one another to create the perfect blend of rich tones and organic marks.

Tin of 6 contains: 1 of each (block size 20 x 20 x 60mm) Derwent XL Charcoal Block Ochre, Sanguine, Violet, Sepia, Black and White.


Derwent XL Graphite

NOW $43.45

Derwent XL Graphite will allow for line work and subtle blending to expressive marks and deep tonal work, Derwent XL Graphite is smooth and refined. This soft, fine art Graphite is water-soluble so you can add water to create splashes and washes.

On a damp surface, Derwent XL Graphite sticks release a creamy strip of live pigment which, when dry can be re-worked with layers of contrasting colours and marks. Try using embossing tools or lifting out tone and colour with an eraser.

Graphite Pencil Tin of 6 contains: 1 of each (Block size 20 x 20 x 60mm) Olive Green, Dark Prussian, Raw Umber, Burnt Umber, Soft and Very Soft.