Derwent Metallic Water-soluble Colouring Pencils Tin (Set of 12). Designed to be most effective on dark backgrounds. Watersoluble for shimmering colour washes. Pencils set in metal tin for easy storage. Originating from the heart of the Lake District, Derwent has been at the forefront of developing quality, innovative fine art materials since 1832.The Derwent Metallic colouring pencils range, with their highly reflective colour, offer a shimmer that can give a shiny edge to any artists work. The metallic pencils have bright, highly reflective pigments designed to stand out.
They work best on a dark background and offer a subtle shimmer and dimension to sketches and drawings. They can also be used with other media to add definition and highlights to certain areas of work. The metallic pencils are watersoluble meaning endless amounts of interesting line and wash effects can be created.Add colour to the paper and wash over with a Derwent waterbrush to create intense, bright, reflective colour. Ideal for all kinds of creative projects the metallic pencils are presented in a metal tin with removable lid and individual pencil slots, meaning they can easily be stored and protected.
Set in a hexagonal barrel for greater control the pencils are finished in silver livery with colour dipped ends for easy identification. The pencils are easy to sharpen and break resistant, making them ideal for long periods of use. The tin contains a mix of 6 x traditional metallic colours, (silver, pewter, gold, antique gold, bronze and copper), and 6 x coloured pencils, (yellow, red, pink, purple, blue and green). Ideal for Derwent Black Paper Pads.The metallic art pencils work well with the Derwent black paper hard back sketch books and drawing pads which help to bring out the shimmery colours of the range. Available A3, A4 and A5 they are the ideal extra for creating, experimenting and storing work.
1500s - Graphite found in Borrowdale in the Lake District. 1832 - First recorded factory manufacturing pencils in Keswick, Cumbria. 1941 - Secret wartime pencil produced for aircrew in bomber command, World War II. 1981 - The Cumberland Pencil Museum opens in Keswick, Cumbria.1982 - Derwent pencils used to create the animation in the film'The Snowman. 2008 - The company moves to a purpose built factory in Workington, Cumbria opened by HM The Queen.
This set contains 12 metallic pencils in the following colours; Silver, Pewter, Gold, Antique Gold, Bronze, Copper, Yellow, Red, Pink, Purple, Blue, Green. The item "Derwent Metallic Water-soluble Colouring Pencils Tin (Set of 12)" is in sale since Thursday, February 25, 2016. This item is in the category "Crafts\Painting, Drawing & Art\Drawing Supplies\Pencils & Charcoal".The seller is "etraduk" and is located in Southend-on-Sea. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, to Austria, to Belgium, BG, HR, CY, CZ, DK, FI, to France, to Germany, GR, HU, to Ireland, to Italy, LT, LU, MT, to Netherlands, PL, PT, RO, SK, SI, to Spain, SE, to Australia, to United States, RU, to Canada, to Japan, to New Zealand, to China, IL, to Hong Kong, NO, ID, MY, to Mexico, SG, KR, to Switzerland, to Taiwan, TH.