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Color Pencils

Faber-Castell color pencils range from high-value pencils for kids to premium quality artists' color pencils. With our large selection to choose from, artists of all ages can enjoy creating with our pencils. From Polychromos to Goldfaber to children's colored pencils, Faber-Castell is your coloring companion for life.

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Color Pencils for Professional Artists

Polychromos® Artists' Color Pencils are available in 120 colors that are part of a unique color matching system - encompassing all Faber-Castell Art & Graphic products. They contain the highest quality pigments for unsurpassed lightfastness, which is rated on each pencil. They have a buttery smooth color laydown and can be easily blended for layered effects, highlights and transitions. Thick 3.8mm leads are break and water-resistant, smudge proof and provide permanent, rich color. Provides sharp fine lines and excellent point retention. Available as individual pencils or in various assorted sets.

Color Pencils for Student Artists and Beginners

Goldfaber Color Pencils are the high-quality choice for the student, aspiring, and hobby artist. With 48 colors to choose from to let your imagination run wild, you will never get bored. These color pencils are highly pigmented for great lightfastness with break-resistant, water-resistant, and smudge proof lead. Goldfaber Color Pencils are comprised of pigments and wax, finely-ground and mixed together to create soft and intensive strokes with the vibrant colors we all know and love. 

Color Pencils for Young Artists

The wide range of Faber-Castell color pencils embraces vivid and brilliant colors. No matter which pencil you choose - the classic hexagonal or the ergonomic triangular shape, pencils with a jumbo grip ideal for small hands or with extremely break-resistant, water-soluble leads - everyone will find the pencil to suit their needs. So, simply go for it and enjoy the pleasure of creative painting and drawing.

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