Luminance 6901 Colored Pencil Sets – Caran d’Ache

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R765.00R6 250.00

With Luminance 6901, Caran d’Ache has achieved the feat of creating a lightfast colour pencil with a creamy, generous lead in a range of balanced colours with a high pigment concentration.

Every shade has been formulated using finely ground pigments chosen for their purity, intensity, and resistance to UV rays.

The Luminance Colour Pencils will satisfy the most demanding artists, designers, architects, artistic directors, and creative professionals.

The Luminance Coloured Pencil sets are packaged in attractive charcoal grey boxes with bold, colourful graphics, reflecting the characteristics, materials, and know-how of the Geneva workshops. Black foam trays perfectly protect every Luminance pencil.

The creamy application and colour intensity allow for unlimited mixed media combinations. Combine with SUPRACOLOR® Soft Aquarelle for wash drawings and watercolour effects in mixed techniques, or PABLO® pencils for details, hatching and to colour numerous media.


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Set of 12Luminance-Colored-Pencil-12-Set-Caran-dAcheR765.00
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Set of 20Luminance-colour-Pencil-set-of-20-InsideR1 275.00
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Set of 40Luminance-colour-Pencil-set-of-40-InsideR2 499.00
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Set of 76 + 2 PcsLuminance-colour-Pencil-set-of-76+2pcs--InsidetR4 999.00
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Wooden Box Set of 76 + 2 PcsLuminance-Wooden-Box-Set-CarandAcheR6 250.00
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Every artist would love to be treated with an 80-piece Caran d‘Ache Luminance Coloured Pencil set. This comprises every colour in the Luminance range, plus two Grafwood pencils and two blenders for blending, dry-mixing and intensifying colours.

The 76 lightfast colours, finely-ground pigments, environmentally friendly California Cedar wood casings and 3.8mm leads, Luminance 6901 coloured pencils exceed the high expectations and requirements of professional artists.

Application: a creamy, generous lead in a range of balanced colours with high pigment concentration. Strong coverage and mixing capacity allow for intense applications, blending, and burnishing (with a white pencil), while extreme softness enables subtle blending, shading and gradations.


Technical description:

  • Type: Permanent, round, coloured pencils.
  • Lead: permanent, creamy lead, 3.8 diameters, maximum covering power, high pigment concentration for intense, bright colours.
  • Light resistance complies with the highest international standards for light resistance in coloured pencils: ASTM D6901.
  • Pencil: round, 8 ply, matt casing matches the colour of the lead, colour number and name indicated. The pencils wood casings are made of environmentally friendly California cedar.



The packaging for the Luminance Coloured Pencil sets feature a grey box with bold, colourful graphics that faithfully reflect the characteristics, materials, and know-how of the Geneva workshops. Black foam trays perfectly protect every Luminance pencil.

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2 reviews for Luminance 6901 Colored Pencil Sets – Caran d’Ache

  1. 5.00 out of 5

    Mali Heye

    So comforting to know that art produced with Luminance will remain beautiful for as long as possible! The astonishing smoothness makes it a pleasure to work with, and the richness of the colours allow easy layering. The outstanding opaqueness is particularly noticeable on the lighter colours!

  2. 5.00 out of 5

    LeannaEls (verified owner)

    I love the Luminance pencils. The 72 set consists of earthy tones, but dont let that put you off. The attached picture was done with it. These pencils are vibrant, solid, easy on your hands to hold. It has a bit of a scratchy feel to it on paper but you get a good solid coverage with it. I have done a few art pieces with it on Fabriano paper and have blended with odourless spirits (great effect). It is different from other pencils but I got so used to them very quickly. Then I must say this set has the absolute best black I have ever used! The white is opaque and great for blending, fixing mistakes and just being white. They hold their point well. I can really recommend them.

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