Derwent Procolour Pencils review

These luscious new pencil sets put a rainbow at your fingertips.

Our Verdict

These luscious new sets of Procolour pencils from Derwent feel substantial and draw beautifully.

For

  • Look great
  • Blend well
  • Sharpen nicely

Against

  • Set of 72 is expensive for non-pros

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Hailing from the heart of the Lake District, Derwent is a quintessential UK brand, and produces some of the best pencils around for artists. Derwent has been crafting pencils since 1832, so should know a thing or two about what makes a good one. 

Always drawn to perfection, its previous coloured pencil ranges have been highly acclaimed among pencil enthusiasts worldwide, made famous by the company's innovative approach to product ranges, pigment-packed leads and top-quality wooden shafts.

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The Verdict
4.5

out of 10

Derwent Procolour Pencils review

These luscious new sets of Procolour pencils from Derwent feel substantial and draw beautifully.

Paint & Draw staff
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