Watercolour pencils are highly versatile and handy little artistic tools. They are super portable, and offer any artist a great way in which to experiment with colour. You can play around with colour combinations with ease, and then enjoy the intensification of colour once you add your water. A great thing to use for beginners, as well as an artistic tool that even the most experienced can turn to for plenty of fun, inspiration and creativity, watercolour pencils offer so much in a convenient little package.
Caran D'Ache Watercolour Pencils
Caran D'Ache are known to be up there with the best when it comes to the quality of their watercolour pencils. Having been around since 1915, this brand is now truly tried and tested, with many artists turning to them for their pencils of choice. The Swiss brand offers watercolour pencil sets from 6 pencils up to 18 pencils. These might be the perfect gift for someone who is just getting started, as well as fun and vibrant refresher kits to add to a more experienced artist's collection.
Explore their collections including the first water-soluble lead designed back in 1931 - Caran D'Ache Prismalo with fine highly resistant leads, and the larger leads from the Supracolor range. They even have a school range of break-resistant watercolour pencils for children.
Derwent Watercolour Pencils
If you are looking for some extensive, luxury watercolour pencil sets, then Derwent will have plenty to get excited about in their range here at Pegasus Art. Derwent watercolour range offers up to 120 pencils, with part of the attraction to these sets also to be found in the beautiful wooden storage and presentation boxes. Their larger sets include pencils not only ideal for watercolour but also drawing and sketching. Explore the subtle Graphitint watersoluble coloured graphite pencils range that provides just a hint of colour to drawings. Or try the versatile Derwent Inktense pencils that offer a wonderful inky look when used with water.
Faber Castell Watercolour Pencils
Founded all the way back in 1761, Faber Castell have a rich history of producing high quality products to enhance people's creative expression. With the Faber Castell Albrecht Durer collection here, you can go for the full on 120 pencil set or smaller ones such as the 12 pencil set. Whether you use them in combination with brushes, or use them on their own when dipped in water, the power of the colour will be deeply impressive and compelling.
That is not all, however, as there are also some lovely options from Koh-i-Noor, whose watercolour pencils could offer the ideal starter set for younger budding artists, or those who are developing a new passion for watercolour. Furthermore, if you are looking for some watercolour pencils which are loved by children and more experienced artists alike, then you ought to take a look at the fabulous Stabilo Woody pencils. These chunky, multi-talented pencils operate as watercolours, colour pencils and wax crayons all in one!