Prismacolor products which are originated by Berol in 1938 and now manufactured by Sanford L.P ( Newell Brands Company) have been used by professional artists, self-taught artists, and art students for a long time. Prismacolor has several types of art supplies which are colored pencil, art stix, pastel, watercolor, and alcohol-based permanent art marker. Amongst all the items, Prismacolor Premier Soft Core Colored Pencil is the most popular products and has been listed as the best-seller colored pencil in the world. The colored pencil sets are ranging from 12 to 150 colors and considered as the lowest-price premium artist colored pencils that making they really worthed to buy. Nowadays, we can find out this product has been used by renowned instagram artist such as Redosking, Bec Winnel , Laura Kay, and many more.
Features of Prismacolor Premier Soft Core Colored Pencil
- Wax-based, making the pencil’s lead become extremely soft and smooth (thus we call it “soft-core” colored pencil), can blend perfectly when layering. However, sometimes the lead become sensitive to breakage due to the softness so we must take a good care of it and use a premium sharpener when sharpening. Fyi, Prismacolor has produced a special sharpener called “Prismacolor Premier Sharpener” to sharpen this colored pencil.
- Brilliant and light-resistant pigments, making the pencil has a rich laydown and natural colors which is absolutely good for coloring skin tone in portrait drawing.
- Waterproof, making the drawing become more longlasting although there is no coating with fixative spray.
- The cheapest premium colored pencil, compared to Faber-Castell Polychromos, Caran d’ache Pablo or Luminance, Holbein and many more.
- Suitable for any kind of drawing, whether it is portrait, manga, fashion-design, anime, animals, landscape, still-life, or illustration.
- Available in set of 12, 24, 36, 48, 72, 132, and 150 colors. This colored pencil provides set until 150 colors that will give us much color options compared to the other brands which mostly provide set until 120 colors.
Some of Artist Drawings using Prismacolor Premier Soft Core Colored Pencil
Prismacolor Premier Soft Core Colored Pencil Sets
How to Buy Prismacolor Products (For Indonesia Only)
For Indonesian who are interested to buy Prismacolor Products, you may visit DW ART STORE on Instagram or contact me via email. All products are 100% brand new and original, imported from USA and factory-sealed. Do accept any art supplies requests which are not sold in Indonesia.