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PrismaColor Watercolor Pencils

PrismaColor Watercolor Pencils

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List Price: $70.14
Our Price: $62.50
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Ages: 6+
Grade Levels: 1-12

Availability: No longer available
Product Code: 961-336

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If you like the look of watercolors, but cringe at the mess, then you are in for a treat. Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils are professional quality, water-soluble pencils that will allow your child to "paint" in a more controlled, pleasing manner. Of course, Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils match the rest of the Prismacolor line, unleashing a lot of possibilities for the creative child. Draw using a water-dipped pencil for striking bright-colored effects, or use a dry pencil and then a water-dipped brush to "melt" the water-soluble colors into beautiful watercolor artwork.

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Why use colored pencils? Colored pencils are convenient, easy to transport, and practical to work with anywhere. Colored pencils will allow you lots of control so that it is easy to keep your lines clean and precise. Unlike painting, your child can work all day with the vibrant colors of colored pencils without any of the mess.

If you grew up with the same colored pencils I grew up with you may be thinking, I don't remember colored pencils having particularly vivid pigments. Don't let thoughts of the typical school-quality colored pencils influence you. Those inexpensive pencils are of poor quality with hard, gritty leads. They will not only waste your money, but also your child's time and effort.

Using top-flight colored pencils is a lot like painting with watercolors. Because the pigment is somewhat transparent, the hue of one pencil applied over another will combine visually to create a new hue. Such complex compositions are pleasing to the eye. On the other hand, unmixed colors often convey rawness and lack of subtlety.

So where does a mom with little art background go to find a high-quality colored pencil? As with all of our products, the first step was research. No matter where we turned, resource books, art courses, artists, even sales representatives for competing manufacturers, the recommendations were all the same: Prismacolor.

  • 36 Watercolor pencils
  • Packaged in a durable tin
  • Made in USA

  • Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

      1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
    expensive but WORTH it!!! October 25, 2011
    Reviewer: erin west from atwater, OH United States  
    These pencils are so unique. Yes, they cost a lot more than your standard pencil, but I promise you will love them.
     Not only can your child create lovely pictures with the brilliance of color that you get only with PrismaColor, but then you can add water and use your finger or a brush to actually turn it into watercolor.
      Spend the money, you and kiddos will love it. I can't resist playing/coloring too. I feel like a real artist.
     Oh, and get the Color Combi Pencil sharpener to sharpen these with and ONLY use that, not a regular sharpener.

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