Compare the Derwent Watercolour Range

 

Inktense Pencils

Inktense Blocks

Graphitint Pencils

Watercolour Pencils

Metallic Pencils

Texture

Firm

Soft

Smooth

Soft

Firm

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

3/5

3/5

4/5

4/5

2/5

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

5/5

5/5

2/5

3/5

4/5

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

5/5

5/5

1/5

3/5

4/5

Number of colours available

71 ( + outliner)

72

24

72

12

Lightfast

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

90% of colours

88% of colours

100% of colours

80% of colours

83% of colours

Core size and barrel shape

Round, 4mm

Square, 8mm

Round, 4mm

Hexagon, 3.5mm

Hexagon, 3.5mm

Contains Graphite

 

 

 

 

Wax Based

Suitable for fine detail

Suitable for fabrics

 

 

 

Suitable for paper

Water-soluble

 

 

 

 

Permanence

Permanent

Permanent