Caran D’Ache Supracolor Soft coloured pencils are the water-soluble equivalent of the legendary Pablo colour pencils. They are manufactured using the same process as the Pablo up until the “soaking” stage.
These superior colour pencils cater for the highest requirements of artists, illustrators, graphic art, and art tuition, with excellent luminance / opaqueness ratio on the range of 120 colours.
Supracolor Soft leads have a high covering power, perfect for large areas of colour. They give excellent luminosity, even on black paper.
Manufactured at the Caran D’Ache factory in Geneva, Switzerland from FSC certified wood.
- hexagonal, 6.8mm to the sides, 7.4mm to the edges
- 175mm long
- FSC certified premium quality Californian cedar wood
- 6 aqueous layers of varnish matching the colour of the lead
- 3.8mm diameter (3mm for the silver, gold and bronze)
- soft, water-soluble lead
- corresponds to 4B-5B graphite
- very low friability
- excellent sharpening quality
A range of 120 colours, with 30 limited edition extra colours. The colour chart below shows the full range of standard edition colours and the UV lightfastness rating of each colour. It also shows which colours are contained in the various assortment boxes: