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.
Pencils are pre-sharpened.
The perfect companion for Arista Photo Oils by Gamblin for handcoloring B&W photographs!
Includes the following colors:
White, Cadmium Yellow, Dark Cadmium Orange, Deep Scarlet Red, Magenta, Light Ultramarine, Phthalo Blue, Emerald Green, Light Green, Burnt Ochre, Walnut Brown, Black, Light Yellow Glaze, Dark Chrome Yellow, Pale Geranium Lake, Dark Red, Helioblue-Reddish, Ultramarine, Dark Phthalo Green, Earth Green Yellowish, Venetian Red, Raw Umber, Warm Grey V, Warm Grey II, Cadmium Yellow Lemon, Light Cadmium Yellow, Dark Cadmium Yellow, Permanent Carmine, Madder, Pink Madder Lake, Purple Violet, Delft Blue, Indianthrene Blue, Prussian Blue, Deep Cobalt Green, Pine Green, Juniper Green, Olive Green Yellowish, Chrome Green Opaque, Red-Violet, Medium Flesh, Sanguine, Naples Yellow, Van Dyck Brown, Burnt Sienna, Cold Grey II, Cold Grey IV, Deep Cobalt Green, Cream, Cadmium Orange, Middle Cadmium Red, Rose Carmine, Middle Purple Pink, Mauve, Dark Indigo, Cobalt Turquoise, Cobalt Green, Leaf Green, Pompeian Red, Dark Naples Ochre.