Derwent Artists' Colored Pencils have a soft, wide color strip ideal for free style drawing and coloring. Highly pigmented for maximum color purity, these traditional color pencils with their soft textured strip are capable of both very intense and delicate shading. Finest quality pigments ensure pure, true colors and superb coverage. The glossy round barrel is made from top quality California incense cedar, stained in a rich deep aquamarine. A distinctive angled metallic aqua stripe and color dipped end identifies the individual color of the pencil. All Derwent Artists Colored Pencils are pre-sharpened for immediate use and convenience. Derwent Artists Pencils are considered non-toxic. An essential art supply for the drawing enthusiast. 72 tin set.