Best Prismacolor Colored Pencils 2017
These pencils are loved by many artists and students because of their high quality. They have soft leads made of brilliant pigments. They blend and shade better than other products. Prismacolor colored pencils are superior to other products on the market mainly because they are oil-based, compared to similar pencils that are chalk-based. Whether you are a professional artist, a graphic student who has an art project to work on, or a tattoo artist that is looking for color pencils to give you excellent results, you won’t be disappointed with Prismacolor. After you have purchased your prismacolor colored pencils, be very careful to not drop them and don’t ever use an ordinary sharpener on them!
There are different categories of prismacolor colored pencils and come in variety of sets. Listed below are the descriptions of some of the most popular pencils available for you to purchase on the internet at great prices:
Sanford Prismacolor Premier Colored pencils
these have high ratings by most people that have used them. They are water proof, easy to blend, and don’t wear easily. They have rich colors, and have smooth and creamy leads. They come in hundred and thirty two brilliant colors that you can purchase separately or in sets. The price depends on the set you purchase. The set of 72 costs hundred and thirteen dollars but can be purchased on sale for around $50.00. The set of 48 costs seventy-five dollars and can also be purchased on sale for $42.00.
Prismacolor Premier Lightfast Colored Pencils
come in forty-eight brilliant colors and can be purchased in set of twelve, twenty-four, and forty-eight. They are great for school art projects. The color pigments and rich saturation is high quality. They meet the highest standards of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) D 6901 for light fastness. Some of them comes in collectible tins and include bonus products of similar brand. A pack of 24 cost around $45.00.
Prismacolor Verithin Colored Pencils
these pencils are ideal for outlining and perfect for intricate details and edges. They come unsharpened so you can sharpen its hard cores to a fine point of your choice. It is recommended that you use other prismacolor pencils for coloring large sections and use the Verthin colored pencils for the finishing touches and detailing. They blend beautifully, come in forty assorted colors, and perfectly match other Prismacolor colored pencils. You can buy these individually or by sets of 36, 24, or 12.
Prismacolor Watercolor Colored Pencils
Blends smoothly and work well in conjunction with the Premier Colored Pencil, the Art Stix, and the Verithin Colored Pencil. They are said to produce professional quality work, and are water soluble. To get the watercolor effects, simply add a dab of water and blend. They can be bought separately, or in set of 12, 24, and 36. A set of 36 cost about $70.00 and smaller sets cost less.
Other Categories of Prismacolor Colored Pencils are the Prismacolor Scholar which are intended for advanced artists, and the Prismacolor Art Stix which are excellent for coloring large areas.
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