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Know-how: Polychromos Coloured Pencils

Faber-Castell Polychromos coloured pencils are offered in a range of 120 lightfast colours available individually and in sets. These high-quality coloured pencils feature vibrant, acid-free pigments that are colour matched to all other Faber-Castell products. Whether used for fine art, illustration or drafting, these pencils are like no other.

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Discover the potential of Polychromos

Faber-Castell Polychromos coloured pencils are offered in a range of 120 lightfast colours available individually and in sets. Featuring super hard 3.8 mm leads, these pencils can be sharpened to a very fine point without breaking. Waterproof and smudge proof, the oil-based pencils are great for adding details to drawings and watercolour paintings.

 

How to use: Valued by professional artists, Polychromos are among the best fine-art quality coloured pencils available. These pencils draw on most surfaces but for best results, a Bristol paper is recommended for use with coloured pencils. By applying various degrees of pressure when drawing, a wide range of shades is possible. The colour can be lifted with a kneadable eraser or erased with a vinyl eraser, although some staining may occur.

 

Blending: Blend colours by cross-hatching, shading and layering or use a small amount of solvent applied with a paintbrush. Oil painters love using these pencils for preliminary sketches on canvases. As these pencils are oil based, they can be blended seamlessly with oil paints and solvents to become part of the painting.

 

Experiment with this vibrant and versatile medium today!

You will need:

  • Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
  • Bristol paper pad
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Odourless solvent
  • Paintbrush
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Vinyl eraser

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Know-how: Polychromos Coloured Pencils

Polychromos Coloured Pencils Set

FLPOLY

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Set of 12 Polychromos coloured pencils

Set of 12 Polychromos coloured pencils

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$32.99

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Set of 24 Polychromos coloured pencils

Set of 24 Polychromos coloured pencils

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$64.99

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Set of 36 Polychromos coloured pencils

Set of 36 Polychromos coloured pencils

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Set of 60 Polychromos coloured pencils

Set of 60 Polychromos coloured pencils

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Set of 120 Polychromos coloured pencils

Set of 120 Polychromos coloured pencils

FL110120

  • 120 PENCILS
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Set of 120 Polychromos coloured pencils

Set of 120 Polychromos coloured pencils

FL110120

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Polychromos Colour Pencils — Wood Case of 120

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Bristol Paper Pad

SBRIST

Available in 3 Sizes

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Bristol smooth surface

S34209

  • 9 X 12 IN
  • FINISH: SMOOTH
  • NUMBER OF SHEETS: 20 SHEETS
$8.99

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Bristol smooth surface

S342109

  • 9 X 12 IN
  • FINISH: VELLUM
  • NUMBER OF SHEETS: 20 SHEETS
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Bristol smooth surface

S34211

  • 11 X 14 IN
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Bristol smooth surface

S342111

  • 11 X 14 IN
  • FINISH: VELLUM
  • NUMBER OF SHEETS: 20 SHEETS
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Bristol smooth surface

S342114

  • 14 X 17 IN
  • FINISH: VELLUM
  • NUMBER OF SHEETS: 20 SHEETS
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Bristol smooth surface

S34214

  • 14 X 17 IN
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300 Serie Bristol Paper Pad

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300 Serie Bristol Paper Pad

S342117

  • 11 X 17 IN
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300 Serie Bristol Paper Pad

S34217

  • 11 X 17 IN
  • SURFACE: SMOOTH
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Faber Castell grip trio sharpener

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DeSerres Odourless Solvent

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DeSerres Odourless Solvent

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DeSerres Odourless Solvent

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DeSerres Odourless Solvent

DS225

  • 225 ML
$3.79

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DeSerres Odourless Solvent

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  • 3.6 LITRES
$24.49

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DeSerres Odourless Solvent

DS500

  • 500 ML
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

RRAPHSCAM

Available in 23 Sizes

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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R359-10

  • #10
  • WIDTH: 12 MM
  • TYPE OF HAIR: HOG BRISTLES
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R359-12

  • #12
  • WIDTH: 12.7 MM
  • TYPE OF HAIR: HOG BRISTLES
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R359-14

  • #14
  • WIDTH: 15 MM
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R359-16

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  • WIDTH: 16.3 MM
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R359-18

  • #18
  • WIDTH: 18 MM
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R359-2

  • #2
  • WIDTH: 6.8 MM
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R359-20

  • #20
  • WIDTH: 21.7 MM
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

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  • #22
  • WIDTH: 22.9 MM
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R359-24

  • #24
  • WIDTH: 25 MM
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

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  • #28
  • WIDTH: 35 MM
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

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  • WIDTH: 38.6 MM
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R359-4

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  • WIDTH: 7.6 MM
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

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  • #6
  • WIDTH: 9.2 MM
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

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  • #8
  • WIDTH: 11.2 MM
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

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  • WIDTH: 4 MM
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R3590-10

  • #10
  • WIDTH: 12 MM
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

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  • Size: 12
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

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  • Size: 14
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R3590-16

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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R3590-18

  • #18
  • WIDTH: 18 MM
  • TYPE OF HAIR: HOG BRISTLES
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R3590-2

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  • Size: 2
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R3590-20

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  • Size: 20
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R3590-22

  • #22
  • WIDTH: 22.9 MM
  • TYPE OF HAIR: HOG BRISTLES
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R3590-24

  • #24
  • WIDTH: 25 MM
  • TYPE OF HAIR: HOG BRISTLES
$35.99

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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R3590-30

  • #30
  • WIDTH: 38.6 MM
  • TYPE OF HAIR: HOG BRISTLES
$66.79

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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R3590-4

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  • Size: 4
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R3590-6

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  • Size: 6
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Oil interlocked bristles brush

R3590-8

  • 8
  • Size: 8
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Kneaded Eraser

DKE

$2.49

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DeSerres Eraser

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$1.29

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