A set of coloured pencils are foundational to every artist's tool kit; the range of colours can unlock hours of drawing and illustration for both the beginner and the seasoned artist. Whether your're doing a quick sketch, a landscape, portrait or some general doodling, our range of coloured pencils will provide you with the right range of colours to pursue your next project. All coloured pencil sets come in tins for convenience and ease of use and are affordably priced in line with our focus on providing the best quality products at the lowest possible cost.
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Derwent Artists Pencil Tin Sets
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
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
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 Coloursoft Pencils
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 Pencils
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 Inktense Pencil Tin Sets
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 Lightfast Pencil Tin Sets
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 Metallic Pencils
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 Procolour Pencil Tin Sets
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 Studio Pencils
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.
Faber-Castell Polychromos Colour Pencil Tins
Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils can be easily blended for layered effects, highlights & transitions. Their 3.8mm leads are break-resistant, water-resistant and smudgeproof, while still providing sharp, fine lines and permanent, rich colour. Perfect for drawing, sketching and colouring in.
Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils
Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils can be easily blended for layered effects, highlights & transitions. Their 3.8mm leads are break-resistant, water-resistant and smudgeproof, while still providing sharp, fine lines and permanent, rich colour.
Perfect for drawing, sketching and colouring in.
Each Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencil contains a lightfastness rating of ***very good, **good, or *reasonable.