Compare the Derwent Colour Pencils Range

 

Lightfast Pencils

Procolour Pencils

Coloursoft Pencils

Artists' Pencils

Pastel Pencils

Texture

Creamy

Smooth

Soft

Firm

Chalky

Blendable
(merging of colours, 0 - 5 scale with 5 the most blendable)

5/5

5/5

4/5

3/5

5/5

Erasable/ Indelible
(0 - 5 scale, with 5 the most indelible)

4/5

1/5

4/5

3/5

1/5

Colour Intensity
(0 - 5 scale, with 5 the most intense)

5/5

5/5

4/5

3/5

4/5

Number of colours available

36

72

72

126

72

Lightfast
(colours remain the same for 100 years in museum conditions)

100% of colours

72% of colours

88% of colours

79% of colours

87% of colours

Core size and barrel shape

Round, 4mm

Round, 4mm

Round, 4mm

Round, 4mm

Round, 4mm

Wax Based

 

 

Oil Based

 

 

 

 

Powder Based