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Sanford Wood Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils, 150 pcs

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Technical Details
Brand Sanford
Model Number1799879
Colourtransparent
Item Weight1.3 Kg
Product Dimensions4.1 x 42.5 x 21.3 cm
  
Additional Information
ASINB005O2ZU68
Best Sellers Rank 8,399 in Kitchen & Home (See top 100)
Shipping Weight1.7 Kg
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Date First Available6 Feb. 2012
  
 

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PrismaColor: Coloured Pencil Set. These artist quality coloured pencils offer high-quality pigments for rich colour saturation. The soft yet thick core creates a smooth colour laydown for superior blending and shading while resisting breakage. This package contains 150 coloured pencils in sturdy storage case that folds open to display the pencils while in use.

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1 x Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils 150 pcs

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By Miss Scarlett TOP 500 REVIEWER on 28 Aug. 2015
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I use coloured pencil for my art. I own Faber Castell Polychromos, and Caran D'Ache Pablo artist pencils, and whilst browsing other brands, I came upon Prismacolor Premier. I nipped onto YouTube, and it seemed like everyone was using them, and raving about them, and quite frankly, I was getting fed up hearing people going on about "how smooth" they are, and "how buttery" they are, and " the best pencils ever had" etc.. I couldn't sleep for wondering what they're REALLY like. Then I read about the persistent problem of breaking lead, and how they were impossible to sharpen, but they were still fab! So I put myself out of my misery and bought a small set. I was VERY nervous of them, but when I started to use them, this is what I found... They are exceptionally smooth, They are sooo buttery! And they are now ranked as one of my favourite pencils I own ( Polychromos may still be number one) I was really scared to sharpen them, but I haven't had one breakage so far. They really are lovely. Now the downside for me, which isn't much. Firstly, the look of them. They haven't got a sealed end, as with other brands. I had a couple in the set with a few gouges in the shafts, and the printing on the pencils are not uniform. Most of the pencils have silver writing, but a couple have black writing. None of which bothers me. I liked the pencils so much, I invested in this 150 set. I felt very extravagant, but delighted when they arrived (which was within 4 days) in the entire box, I think the colours are beautiful. It includes 3 neon colours, which are amazing, but probably won't use, and one pencil has a slight hairline crack running down the entire length of the pencil, I've sharpened it with no problems up till now. I use a staedtler pencil sharpener which collects all the shavings.Read more ›
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I was delighted to finally own a full set of the Premier after testing three singles.

It's important to note these are the ones manufactured in Mexico, changing the quality of the pencil and the width of pencil ever so slightly. The originals are nicer however very hard to get hold of as singles and I haven't seen a set at all. Despite these feeling cheaper to their predecessors and in comparison to Faber Castell Polychromos, they are still every inch a wonderful pencil. I use them for art and colouring regularly, getting used to the difference blending with a wax to an oil.

These are wax based pencils and allow for amazing blending abilities, laying down colour vividly and well on a range of smooth and toothy paper. Some cheaper wax pencils don't lay down well, these are very creamy and easy to use. If you're not used to wax pencils ... persist, I did and I love them. It always takes some time getting used to a new pencil brand, especially if you aren't a full time artist.
Being wax they do wear down faster than my oil pencils, however it is easy to buy single stock online and amazon often do great deals on some of the smaller sets.
People often complain about pencil tip breakage - this is something I was deeply concerned about before buying my own. There really is no need from concern - at least from my experience of both my single and these. Find a sharpener that suits you .. I've tested many and my favourite is the TGAAL - using the number 1 setting keeping the tip short and protected but still are a fine point. I've had one breakage so far and this happens to my other pencils too sometimes.
The blending ability allows you to make a whole new range of colours from what you already have.
The colour choice is one of the largest out there.
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Having previously purchased three sets of Prismacolor pencils which have been satisfactory but admittedly from different suppliers these were purchased from Shoppe in UK. I was surprised to find this set was so disappointing. When I attempted to sharpen the pencils the leads of at least 30 of the pencils continually broke with only 3 inches of pencil remaining!! I tried different pencil sharpeners but to no avail. After this I did not attempt to sharpen the majority of pencils. I looked more closely at the pencils noting imperfections in the barrels it was as if I'd received a substandard set. I've now arranged to return the pencils.
I do not wish this comment to be derogatory towards Prismacolor pencils and I acknowledge that this maybe a 'one off'' but I'm posting this comment in case other customers are having similar problems and it is an inferior batch.
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I work in the crafting industry and use pencils a lot. I have always loved my prismacolor, I heard many artists complaining about the low quality of the product but my 72 colors never gave me a problem and I thought they were exaggerating. UNTIL NOW. I wanted so badly to get the full collection and when I recieved it I could finally see what everyone was talking about. I'M SO DISAPPOINTED, pencils for school children are made better than these. Nearly half my pencils are not aligned in the centre (you might think this is not so bad, but that means that when you sharpen it, the wood holding the lead is uneven, one side is higher than the other, which will give you constant breakage of your pencils), around 20 of them have cracks on their wooden case, the wood is really low quality (and they all weight less than my previous pencils from the 72 box), I even have two of them cracked on both sides, you can imagine how impossible those are to sharpen. DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT, invest a little more on a brand that cares about the quality of their products and about their customers, because Prismacolor doesn't give a s..t and they make these pencils with their butts.
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