- Caran D’Ache is an extremely high quality Pastel Pencil
- High quality pigment and vibrant colours
- Slightly softer than Faber-Castell but harder than CarbOthello
- Easy to Use – Pastel Pencils already feel a natural tool to work with
- Set of 40 Vibrant Colours
The Caran D’Ache Pastel Pencil set is a great addition to your pastel pencil range. Let’s address the elephant in the room – the price. These pencils are the most expensive we’ve come across on the market. However the quality of these pencils justify the price point. If you are looking to invest in a high quality pastel pencil then these pencils are ideal.
One of the huge selling points about this range is the variety of colours and tones that you can get, with 84 colours in total there are so many in between tones that we would not have had before. They are hexagonal shape and are best sharpened with a knife or sanding block.
This 40 Pencil set contains the following colours: Dark Phthalocyanine Green 719, Dark Green 229, Light Olive 40% 245, Middle Moss Green 232, Chromium Oxyde Green 212, Brown Olive 732, Light Ultramarine Violet 631, Light Blue 161, Ultramarine 140, Cobalt Violet 620, Night Blue 149, Dark Carmine 089, Scarlet 070, Vermillon 060, Antraquinoid Pink 571, Fast Orange 300, Light Cadmium Yellow 512, Golden Bismuth Yellow 820, Naples Ochre 821, Chinese White 901, Light Ultramarine Violet 631, Violet Grey 093, Burnt Sienna 069, Raw Russet 066, Golden Ochre 033, Ochre 035, Bistre 047, Cassel Earth 046, Dark Sepia 408, Black 009, Greyish Black 008, Silver Grey 002, Light Flesh 5% 541, Terracotta 044, Dark Flesh 50% 746, Dark Flesh 5% 741, Flesh 042.
Colour Chart (Click to Enlarge)