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Made in England, these high-quality pencils were designed specifically for the professional artist and designer. If you like the texture and blendability of Derwent Artists Pencils, but prefer a crisper, more precise drawing style, Derwent Studio Colored Pencils are for you!
All 72 pencils in the range are highly pigmented for maximum color purity. They share the same color core as Derwent Artists Colored Pencils, but have a slim, hexagonal barrel that's easy to grip. The 3.4 mm core sharpens to a fine point, producing a narrow color strip that's particularly well suited to detailed illustration work, such as botanical studies, architectural drawing, and graphic design.
Each hexagonal wooden pencil is strikingly finished in matte black with a color-coded end. Pencils are pre-sharpened. Studio sets are packaged in a handy hinge-lid tin box.
Metallic Pencils, Set of 12
The set contains Metallic Antique Gold, Metallic Blue, Metallic Bronze, Metallic Copper, Metallic Gold, Metallic Green, Metallic Pewter, Metallic Pink, Metallic Purple, Metallic Red, Metallic Silver and Metallic Yellow in a reusable tin.
Metallic Pencils, Set of 6
The set contains Metallic Yellow, Metallic Red, Metallic Pink, Metallic Purple, Metallic Blue, and Metallic Green.
Set of 12
Includes Deep Cadmium, Orange Chrome, Deep Vermilion, Crimson Lake, Imperial Purple, Spectrum Blue, Prussian Blue, Mineral Green, Grass Green, Golden Brown, Copper Beech, and Ivory Black.
Set of 24
Includes the colors in the Set of 12, plus Lemon Cadmium, Rose Pink, Light Violet, Kingfisher Blue, Emerald Green, May Green, Olive Green, Brown Ochre, Terra Cotta, Blue Gray, Gunmetal, and Chinese White.
Set of 36
Includes the colors in the Set of 24, plus Straw Yellow, Scarlet Lake, Flesh Pink, Magenta, Dark Violet, Blue Violet Lake, Ultramarine, Jade Green, Cedar Green, Bronze, Vandyke Brown, and Raw Sienna.
Sets of 72
Includes the colors in the Set of 36, plus Zinc Yellow, Gold, Primrose Yellow, Naples Yellow, Middle Chrome, Deep Chrome, Spectrum Orange, Pale Vermilion, Geranium Lake, Pink Madder Lake, Madder Carmine, Rose Madder Lake, Red Violet Lake, Delft Blue, Smalt Blue, Cobalt Blue, Light Blue, Sky Blue, Indigo, Oriental Blue, Turquoise Blue, Turquoise Green, Juniper Green, Bottle Green, Water Green, Sap Green, Sepia, Burnt Umber, Raw Umber, Burnt Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna, Venetian Red, Burnt Carmine, Chocolate, French Gray, and Silver Gray. Available in either a tin or wooden box set.
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A nice lead that is not too brittle and a bit creamy
By David Miles Illustration
from Kalamazoo, MI
Comments about Derwent Studio Colored Pencils:
I got these pencils on the recommendation of a friend. I wanted to do some sketching and experiment with some different media in the process. I really like the results I am getting with these pencils and I'm ordering a slightly different shade to continue my experimentation :). Moohaha!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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a great addition to my hobby
from Southwestern Iowa
I really like the Prisma verithins and wishing they had more colors. As I was looking for some other brands that have similar qualities I came across these. Dewent Stuido pencils are delightful. Color saturation is grand and they hold their points rather well.very smooth delivery. I think I need the entire set
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Derwent Blue Grey
I just bought a single blue grey pencil for shadows. The hue is really nice, perfect for coloring rocks and putting shadows even on faces and skin. But the pencil itself is pretty hard, I'd been warned about that with Studio pencils. I just didn't expect how hard it would be. It's still a solid pencil for the money. It does what I need it to do, so I'm happy!
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from Warner Springs, CA
I ordered the set of 12 Derwent Metallic Colored Pencils. They were disappointing as there was not much metallic color in the pencils. I have returned them.I am always satisfied with your selection and quality of art materials. Also, you pack them very well.
Merchant response: We're sorry that these pencils were not to your liking, and of course we were happy to assist you with a return. If there's anything else we can help with, we hope you'll let us know!
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Very Pleased with Product/Service I recieved
from Priceville, Alabama
Another Winner from Blick
By Carla J
from Glenwood Springs, CO
I've used a variety of Blick products, so I knew it was the go-to source for a very special birthday present. The gift recipient is an outstanding artist and her choices of tools, paint, ink, pencil and medium are always precise. Her response to the Derwent Studio Metallic Pencils, Set of 12 was, as she says in England, over the moon! The construction of the pencils, the stunning colors and the striking tin carrying case were perfect. Plus, I get credit for my great taste!
Derwent Studio Colored Pencils for the Artist in you
from Feeding Hills, MA
The colors really stand out and let you use your artistic style. They are well made and the shape of the pencil shank makes for excellent handling.
Best fine art pencils I've ever used. Just fabulous.
from Palm Desert, Ca. and Whidbey Island Wa.
I use the pencils for original art, collage, and pencil books.The pencils are a little waxy so with varying the pressure you can get very soft or very strong colors. They don't seem to require sharpening as often.The pencil itself is larger in diameter than a standard #2 and so requires an adjustable sharpener. I purchased the most expensive set that comes in a wooden box. I thought it was quite pricey. Also, I wish the box had a handle on it for carrying.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Not my type
By Soft Core
from Conway, SC
I bought a few of these pencils as a test. In my hands the pencils did not color well at all. To me the lead of these pencils are made of crushed bricks with some dye added. I like a much softer core. So, hard core lovers this is your pencil. However the Bronze pencils was fairly decent.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
For adding soft color to you collection
from Concord, CA
I like this pencil colours you can built so many layers super subtle.I noticed when I'm using a blender in liquid form it changed slightly the colour.
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