Faber-Castell Polychromos Colored Pencils, Set of 60

MP Code #MP-20561-005   Item #20561-0609
$161.25
$80.63

WARNING: This product contains a chemical known in the State of California to cause cancer.


As part of a Faber-Castell''s unique color-matching system, Polychromos Colored Pencils contain the highest-quality pigments for unsurpassed lightfastness.

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Polychromos Pencils offer buttery smooth color laydown and can be blended easily to create layered effects, highlights, and transitions. The pre-sharpened pencils have break-resistant, water-resistant, smudgeproof 3.8 mm leads, encased in premium California cedar with Secureall bonding to resist breakage. They offer sharp, fine lines and permanent, rich color. Every pencil contains a lightfastness (light resistance) rating, as follows: ***very good (100+ years), **good, or *reasonable. All sets, except where noted, are housed in sturdy metal tins. Please refer to the Item Specs tab of this page for complete set contents.

Size: Set of 60

Color:
Assorted
Color Family:
Assorted
Previous Item Num:
23797
Quantity:
60
Series:
Polychromos
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  • fabulous pencils

    Reviewed on 7/13/2015

    As reviewed by susanmichels

    Experience: PROFESSIONAL

    I use these pencils for botanical illustration and portraits. Color is pure and lightfast and blends beautifully. A set like this lasts for years.

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  • Vibrant beautiful colors

    Reviewed on 6/11/2019

    As reviewed by Lisa C.

    Experience: PROFESSIONAL

    The purchase of this set is well worth the money. These pencil leads feel smoother than cheaper brands but I wouldn't say butter. I bought multiply brands at the store and threw them out. Don't waste your money on multiple cheap sets but rather buy a set that will last forever. When one pencil wears out you can buy a new pencil instead of a whole set. Many brands don't offer single color purchases. The pigment is consistent and vibrant. Pigment does not smear and is waterproof to my test. The pencil leads are so strong you can apply a lot of pressure. The cedar wood is beautiful. I like the sturdy tin it doesn't flex when you pick it up and fall out of your hands. The tin layout and color organization they arrive in is all in color chart order. The shipping packaging was extremely secure and assured against any breakage. My only criticism is to the manufacture to consider darkening the color of the pencil numbers and color as I had to use a magnifier and reader glasses to read the print.

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