Colored Pencil Reviews

Yes, These Are The Best Colored Pencils - Caran d'Ache Luminance Review

I started using these pencils 4 years ago now after I saw a video by Kirsty Partidge about these pencils. And ever since then I've been in love with these pencils. They are by far the best colored pencils I've ever used. The Caran d'Ache Luminance colored pencils are the best and most professional colored pencils out there. They blend super easily and very smooth. They cover the white of the paper without any problems. They are very fade resistant. And the build quality is amazing. All this does come at a premium price, but they are definitely worth trying.

The Best Pencils for Drawing Details - Faber-Castell Polychromos Review

About 5 years ago I started watching videos about colored pencils and someone said that the Faber Castell Polychromos were the most vibrant colored pencils they'd ever used and as they were not expensive I decided to buy them, the 60 piece set to be specific. And 5 years later they still are my most used colored pencils.

Almost the Best Professional Colored Pencils - Derwent Lightfast Review

When doing some research on lightfast colored pencils I came across the Derwent Lightfast pencils. They were the second most expensive pencils I had ever seen. So naturally I wanted to try them and they were surprisingly good.

They're Surprisingly Good - Derwent Coloursoft Review

I really like the Caran d'Ache Luminance but they are quite expensive. This got me looking for a cheaper wax-based alternative. The first on my list were the Prismacolor Premier Soft Core pencils. However, they are quite expensive for their quality here in the Netherlands, so I chose to buy the Derwent Coloursoft instead. Here's what I think of these pencils after testing and using them:

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