The name Polychromos, meaning "many colors" was born in 1908 and became known across several continents. Today the name still stands for best of class quality including; unsurpassed lightfast pigments, 120 vibrant colors, break resistant tips, waterproof, non-smudge, and color matched to all other Faber-Castell lines.
Part of a unique color-matching system that encompasses all Faber-Castell Art & Graphic Products, Polychromos Colored Pencils contain the highest-quality pigments for unsurpassed lightfastness. The buttery smooth color laydown offered by Polychromos pencils can be easily blended for layered effects, highlights, and transitions. Their break-resistant, water-resistant, smudgeproof 3.8 mm leads are encased in premium California cedar with Secureall bonding to resist breakage while providing sharp, fine lines and permanent, rich color.
- Vegetable oil based pencil
- Pencils are pre-sharpened
- Soft vibrant color laydown
- High quality pigments in bright colors.
- Unsurpassably lightfast and acid free
- Lead bonded to prevent breakage
- Thick oil-based lead, water resistant and smudgeproof
Includes the following colors:
White, Ivory, Cream, Light Yellow Glaze, Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Yellow Lemon, Light Cadmium Yellow, Light Chrome Yellow, Dark Cadmium Yellow, Dark Chrome Yellow, Cadmium Orange, Orange Glaze, Dark Cadmium Orange, Cadmium Red, Scarlet Red, Pale Geranium Lake, Deep Scarlet Red, Permanent Carmine, Deep Red, Middle Cadmium Red, Dark Red, Madder, Alzarin Crimson, Pink Carmine, Rose Carmine, Light Purple Pink, Fuschia, Magenta, Light Magenta, Pink Madder Lake, Middle Purple Pink, Crimson, Manganese Violet, Violet, Purple Violet, Blue Violet, Mauve, Delft Blue, Dark Indigo, Indianthrene Blue, Helioblue-Reddish, Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine, Light Ultramarine, Sky Blue, Cobalt Blue Greenish, Phthalo Blue, Middle Phthalo Blue, Light Phthalo Blue, Bluish Turquoise, Prussian Blue, Helio Turquoise, Cobalt Turquoise, Light Cobalt Turquoise, Cobalt Green, Deep Cobalt Green, Hooker's Green, Dark Phthalo Green, Chrome Oxide Green Fiery, Phthalo Green, Emerald Green, Light Phthalo Green, Light Green, Grass Green, Leaf Green, Permanent Green, Permanent Green Olive, Pine Green, Chrome Oxide Green Fiery, Juniper Green, Olive Green Yellowish, Green Gold, May Green, Earth Green Yellowish, Chrome Green Opaque, Earth Green, Caput Mortuum, Caput Mortuum Violet, Burnt Carmine, Red-Violet, Light Red-Violet, Dark Flesh, Medium Flesh, Light Flesh, Cinnamon, Venetian Red, Pompeian Red, Indian Red, Sanguine, Burnt Ochre, Terracotta, Light Yellow Ochre, Naples Yellow, Dark Naples Ochre, Brown Ochre, Raw Umber, Bistre, Van Dyck Brown, Nougat, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Walnut Brown, Sepia, Warm Grey VI, Warm Grey V, Warm Grey IV, Warm Grey III, Warm Grey II, Warm Grey I, Cold Grey I, Cold Grey II, Cold Grey III, Cold Grey IV, Cold Grey V, Cold Grey VI, Payne's Grey, Black, Silver, Gold, Copper.
Perfect for handcoloring B&W photographs!