Caran d'Ache Museum Watercolour Pencils (Pack of 40)

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Caran d'Ache Museum Watercolour Pencils (Pack of 40)

Caran d'Ache Museum Watercolour Pencils (Pack of 40)

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These pencils are listed as vegan however Caran d’Ache don’t list any specific pigment information. No colours use PBk9 pigment.

Introduced as part of the Caran d’Ache Artists’ range for professional users, these gems have been developed with pigments of exceptional light-fastness, whether used wet or dry. You can also combine watercolour and traditional pencils into a single drawing. Just make sure you use water soluble colour in your initial layers, otherwise the traditional colour pencil will act like a resist!

Caran d'Ache Museum Aquarelle Pencil Characteristics. 

Pigment makes up an average of 30 per cent of the lead weight. Caran d’Ache told me that one single Museum Aquarelle pencil contains more pigment than a half pan watercolour cake. Derwent Inktense are one of Derwent’s best-selling pencil ranges. They dry to a permanent finish, meaning you can layer up vibrant, translucent colours without disturbing the colour beneath. Inktense don’t limit you to using only paper – try them out on card and fabric to achieve the same permanent colour. They’re suitable for all kinds of craft and fine art projects. They offer much more intense colour than the rest of Derwent’s water soluble pencil range. Inktense pencils feature Derwent’s signature colour flash at the end and include both the colour name and indentification number stamped on the barrel. No specific lightfastness or pigment information is given on the pencil. Prismalo are the hobby or beginner grade water soluble pencil from Caran d’Ache. They have a thin, delicate lead that lends itself well to fine detail work. The colour laydown isn’t quite as punchy as either Museum or Supracolor, and you’ll notice even when wet the hues of the pencils aren’t quite as vibrant. That being said, they’re a great pencil for any beginner looking to explore water soluble pencils. Like Supracolor, these pencils have a colour matched, varnished barrel – however the colour information stamped on each pencil is a little sparse.

This post is part of a series in which I have had a closer look at the coloured pencils in my art and craft stash for your information. You can refer to this disclaimer to see how the analysis was done to decide on colour pencil colours. The lightfast properties, too, are beyond impressive. Of the 76 colours in the range, 61 have a maximum score of five stars on the Blue Wool Scale, assuring at least 100 years of stability in normal room conditions, whether applied wet or dry. A range that materialises artistic innovation: the innovative Museum Aquarelle range allows artists to explore in new ways watercolor in pencil form. The Caran d’Ache Museum aquarelle watercolour coloured pencil range is vibrant with strong pigment. It is a smaller range than the other Caran d’Ache aquarelle watercolour range Supracolor Soft. The Museum range has 76 pencils. Winsor & Newton Studio Collection Watercolour Pencils are available in sets. We hope this article helps you choose the best watercolour pencil!This post was originally published on 18 December 2019, updated on 14 July 2021, 3 August 2021, and 10 November 2021. It was last updated on 4 January 2023. The search button on the right hand side above the table is the global search button and it searches all columns within the table. The search bar above each column searches for information within that column. A range of Swiss made pencils: the Museum Aquarelle pencils are made in our Caran d'Ache workshop in Switzerland, in partnership with watercolor artists. A wide range of colors: the Museum Aquarelle range offers a choice of selections from 12 to 76 colors. Extra-fine quality pencils: the Museum Aquarelle pencils are of exceptional quality and like an extra-fine watercolor.

Highly resistant to light : the Museum Aquarelle pencils are light-resistant, guaranteeing the durability of your watercolor works of art. For your knowledge, it’s advisable to draw up your own colour chart so you can get to know the actual colours of your coloured pencils. You will then see how your pencil perfoms on the papers that you use for your drawings. Faber-Castell Albrecht Dürer Watercolour Pencils have a generous colour strip and a good weight in the hand. They’re professional grade, with the majority of colours ranked highly for lightfastness, so they’re an ideal choice for any artist keen on displaying their artwork or taking commissions. You can use these pencils dry, however you’ll find that they have a slightly drier texture than a traditional pencil. Their beauty really shines with the addition of water. It’s remarkably easy to lift the pencil marks, leaving you with nothing but vibrant, pure watercolour paint. Their soft texture also means you can easily blend colours and they have excellent coverage. These pencils have a colour matched, varnished barrel that has all the colour information stamped on for easy identification. Water soluble pencils in a range of exceptional colors : the soft and water soluble tip of the pencil allows for clean and precise lines that rival paintbrushes for intense colors. Caran d’Ache have aimed this product at the professional user, and the reasoning behind that isn’t mere marketing hype.They cover the paper easily and feel sensitive to the pressure of my hand, even on a textured surface. MUSEUM AQUARELLE is not only a water-soluble pencil; it is a watercolour in a pencil form. MUSEUM AQUARELLE colour pencils are developed and produced in our Geneva workshop, in close collaboration with master watercolour artists. Their extra-fine quality makes them perfect both for watercolour painting and for artistic drawing. As with ordinary coloured pencils, you can use them to scribble, blend, hatch, lay down flat unbroken colour, or work with linear marks, in as expressive or controlled way as you please. Used with water the colours can be startlingly intense, which took a little getting used to. I found I was applying too much pencil; just a small amount allows a more subtle watercolour wash effect. Reserve heavier applications for an inky look.

Pencils made with high quality wood: the wood of the Museum Aquarelle pencils is the highest grade FSC™certified cedar wood.

Individual colours are not given a lighfastness rating as they are part of the company’s hobby range, however Faber-Castell say the whole range has excellent lightfastness. Pencil: hexagonal shape, 8 plys, top-quality cedar wood, easy sharpening, matt colour cap matches the lead colour, identification number

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