Procolour Single Pencils – Derwent


Derwent® Procolour pencils are the perfect combination of a strong point and smooth laydown, with a texture that has the covering power of wax, yet glides like an oil. These richly pigmented pencils maintain a sharp point for detailed drawing while minimal dusting keeps work clean and smudge-free. A unique formulation allows for smooth colour-mixing and layering of the vibrant pigment. The sturdy design of the pencil is comfortable and the sleek matte-grey body with a reference colour name and number on the shaft makes for easy sorting. At the end of the pencil is a lovely wedge of colour for easy reference. Procolour pencils also blend beautifully with a range of mediums and artists’ accessories, including blending pens and paper stumps.

These pencils are ideal for layering, cross-hatching and other coloured pencil techniques. Beautiful blended results can be obtained with a range of accessories and mediums, including Derwent Blender Pens and Derwent Paper Stumps.

Product features:

  • A strong core & point, minimal chipping & dusting.
  • Smooth colour laydown, non-waxy finish.
  • Highly rich pigmentation.
  • Blends easily with mediums, blender pens.
  • Vegan-friendly.
  • 8mm round barrel with a 4mm core strip.
  • Available in 72 colours.


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LF – Lightfastness rating (6 – GOOD, 7 – VERY GOOD, 8 – EXCELLENT). V – Vegan-friendly.
Derwent uses the Blue Wool test (ISO 105) to evaluate lightfastness. Lightfastness refers to the chemical stability of a pigment under long exposure to light.
A scale of 1-8 is obtained, with values of 6 or higher being considered to be highly lightfast and, under museum conditions, will not fade for 100+ years.


Vegan-friendly product.

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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 and this knowledge gives them the upper hand in crafting excellent colour pencils. Derwent Procolour is part of Derwent’s professional range of coloured pencils. Procolour combines the best of the Artists and Coloursoft ranges, featuring the strong point of Artists with the laydown of Coloursoft – giving artists long-lasting precision with a smooth laydown. The unique formulation within each Procolour pencil promises a clean finish every time. Professional artists have praised the range for its strong point, vibrant and smooth colours, colour-mixing and layering abilities and bright tones on a wide range of artists’ paper.

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