Best Drawing Pencils

Colore Colored Pencils - 72 Premium Pre-Sharpened Color Pencil Set For Drawing Coloring Pages - Great Art School Supplies For Kids & Adults Coloring Books - 72 Colors
These high quality colored pencils feature hard & thin leads which will help make drawn edges cleaner, outlines bolder and letterings much more pristine. The smooth texture and creamy leads of the rich pigment produced by these colored pencils is one that beginner art students and professional artists will appreciate and love. PERFECT EDUCATIONAL GIFTS - Your boys and girls will love this coloring kit for their school supplies, whether it's for coloring their superhero coloring books or simply just sketching and drawing on their sketch pad and paper. Get one for your grown up best friend for coloring their favorite secret garden coloring books. GREAT SCHOOL SUPPLIES - Ideal for a wide range of uses including; coloring pages, learning rainbow colors, idea development for office use, sketching, drawing, layering, blending, burnishing and lots more.
"** UPDATE: Since purchasing this particular set of Colore Pencils I have also purchased other sets and there has been a great amount of questions regarding the difference between the Premium Set and other sets. There is in fact a difference between sets and this set, by far is the most superior to all other sets from Colore'. I purchased Colore Colored pencils because colored pencils are one of my favorite mediums for both traditional art and also for coloring in any kind of coloring book, be it adult or an old school kids book and I am forever on the hunt for the best, most cost effective pencil I can find. The Colore Colored Pencils 72 Premium Pre-Sharpened Color Set arrives in a metal tin that is shrink wrapped in plastic. UPDATE COMPARISON OF COLORE' BRAND PENCILS: Since purchasing this particular set I have also purchased the Colore' Brand Premium Art Set (huge fan of Colore'), 72 Count Boxed set Premium, 60 Count Dictionary Set and the 60 Piece Set with eraser and sharpener in a clear plastic clam shell type container. The last set, which is very limited in colored pencils is their 50 piece Art Set which contains colored pencils, water color pencils, drawing and graphite pencils. So in summary, of all of the colored pencils Colore' Manufactures I can say that the 72 count Premium Tin set is the most superior and highly suggest this set. Lastly, if you are a PrismaColor fan, I really suggest this set as a compliment as there are a few colors or shades in this set that you don't find in the comparable 72 count set or if you can't afford PrismaColor brand, Colore' Colored Pencils are the next best option."
"I like that I can sharpen these much easier and get a better tip than I can with the Prisma. I have two wants for these pencils, color names, and please more colors would be great, it would probably keep my from having to purchase Prisma in the future."
"); I REALLY prefer colored pencils when coloring (I really don't care for crayons unless I'm working with children, and markers are obnoxious, messy, and bleed through a majority of paper far too easily), but find that many of the commercially available pencils (ie, the common brands found at places like Wal-Mart) aren't that great...even when I'm just casually coloring for myself, I want to have pencils that are *at least* decent - but I also don't want to be paying a premium price for art supplies when I'm just "messing around"."
"There are a TON of fun colors in this set and they come already sharpened so you can get to work right away! The tin they come in has 3 plastic trays that set on top of each other and each of the pencils has it's own little slot so they don't roll around all over and it is easy to keep them organized."
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Royal & Langnickel RART-200 Essentials Sketching Pencil Set, 21-Piece
Royal & Langnickel Essentials graphite sketching set includes all the necessary tools needed to start your art adventure today. This set offers a carefully chosen variety of the different sketching tools for the pencil artist.
"i just got these pencils yesterday and these are excellent pencils for the price - they come pre sharpened so i have not yet sharpened them yet."
"It isn’t really for the pro artist type, but more for a beginner like me who wants to experiment with more sketching materials than, you know, a regular pencil and eraser."
"He's really picky about his art supplies too but he is in love with this set."
"Very good beginner's set, but I can see how the quality isn't great."
"This drawing set is no different, it is a really nice set!"
"I received a broken pencil, seller responded quickly."
"You can find these in kits, containing various degrees (A good range for the beginner would generally be 2H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B, 7B and 8B. Do not use any pink erasers for art, They leave a nasty pinkish residue on your paper and don't erase as good as the white (Infact, the only thing I ever use pink erasers for now is erasing stuff off of walls and desks.). (Paper). You'll see terms such as 15lb or 60lb. These indicate the thickness of the paper, with standard copy paper being 20lb and bristol pads coming in weights around 90 to 300 lb. Higher weights are for mediums such as painting, charcoal, ink pencil, etc., Each paper also has its own texture, with some more coarse or more smooth than others. Hot pressed paper means that it has a smooth texture which is ideal for drawing detail and drawing with graphite and pen. Cold-pressed paper on the other hand has a coarse texture to it, which means that it is more absorbent and allows for layer build up, and so this is ideal for painting. They make paper for all kinds of mediums."
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Shuttle Art 136 Colored Pencils, Soft Core Color Pencil Set for Adult Coloring Books Artist Drawing Sketching Crafting
Shuttle Art is THE FIRST band who create 136 colored pencils, the most colors in the daily used and economical market. Our aim is to let every art lovers own an abundant coloring set to do your favorite coloring. We know the key points for colored pencils are lead and the color itself . Shuttle Art 136 Colored Pencils contains 128 vibrant colors + 8 special metallic colors. Abundant colors brighten your works and life, and bring coloring much fun. Shuttle Art colored pencils contain 136 COLORS which include 8 special metallic colors as well.
"Also, there are ten pencils in the punch that have been sharpened on one side and not all the way around. So far, I have not had too much trouble with the pencils breaking during sharpening (but for that darn green one). On regular printed paper the pencils wear down slowly and do not require a lot of pressure to use, but I do have a book that has recycled paper that is a little more fiber-ish (if that is even a word...) and that type of paper wore down the pencils a little more, but I can understand that."
"I love this set of 136 different colors with 8 metallic colored pencils. I use a TGAAL pencils sharpener on all my pencils."
"The colors are brilliant, but the pencils are much shorter than my other pencils."
"The paper that have more fiber/texture to them; will draw more of the color out of the pencil you use...that is what I have observed. Great job all the way around, My personal preference is SHUTTLE ART 136 colored Pencils for all types of textured/non-textured art paper."
"What a beautiful set of pencils at a very reasonable price."
"Like I said, I love the color selection, but I will go looking elsewhere for better quality and I would suggest you do the same and spend your money on a product that will last longer than one-time use IMHO. UPDATE - After my review, Shuttle Art contacted me by email stating that they thought I might have received a defective batch of pencils and would like to send me a new set to see if they were better."
"A great set of inexpensive colored pencils."
"Great selection of colors but no names or numbering."
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Best Script Art Paintbrushes

Magicfly 72 Colored Pencils Set Premier Soft Core Watercolor Pencils with 2 Brushes and Metal Tin Case, Bonus Pencil Sharper
Specification: Material: wood. Length: 17.5cm /7"inch. Quantity: 72pcs +1 brush. Weight:760g. Packing size: 38*18.5*2cm. 72 COLORED PENCILS & 2 Brushes & Bonu Sharper (Random Colors): All of our Pencils are 7 inches and have color coordinated barrels to match the lead. FOR EVERY LEVEL OF EXPERTISE: Rich colors provide smooth coloring and easy blending and shading, colorful illustrations that won't fade over time.Perfect for every level and perfect for coloring on your Coloring Book of Secret Garden, and Lost Ocean etc.
"I really like the water color pencils because after you are done coloring you add the water and it covers every little missed spot with color!!."
"My mom has been "coloring" with the adult coloring books, so I really wanted to try to draw free hand instead of using the books. In fact, My mom and I had an "art" day and as she was coloring in her book with her set of 48 pencils and kept looking over going, man you have a lot of colors. For those who are not familiar with watercolor pencils, you can actually (using heavier weighted paper) color an area, then dip your brush in water and run your brush across the color. All around this in an excellent set of artist quality colored pencils. I did receive these at a discounted rate for my honest and unbiased review but fully recommend these to anyone who loves to color in the new adult coloring book or to those who love to color freehand!"
"The photos show top left box brush to pencil. Top right side of box shows drawn on paper with water applied."
"These are exactly what I wanted and I am excited to try the water color part of them because that is another reason I got them to try a new medium in my art projects."
"Good set for my daughter."
"Lots of different colors, mid range quality set, nice tin to store them in."
"Great quality coloring pencils."
"They are very special and I hope the recipient who received them from me enjoys them."
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Best Drawing Pens

Sakura Pigma 30062 Micron Blister Card Ink Pen Set, Black, Ass't Point Sizes 6CT Set
Style Name: Pigma Micron |. Color: Black |. Size: Ass't Point Sizes 6CT Set. Technical qualities are archival quality pigma ink, six point sizes, no smear or feather when dry, waterproof and chemical proof, fade resistant, does not bleed through most papers, meets astm and acmi nontoxicity standard and not evaluated for cosmetic use on skin. Pigma micron ink pen set. Experience smooth, skip-free writing and crisp ink colors that leave consistent lettering and lines every time.
"I highly recommend these to anyone doing inks over pencils, making comics, needing told do really fine detailed line work."
"I can go in and on about Microns, I've used them for years in my pen and ink artwork. These pens are still better than 99% of the pens out there."
"I use my Microns with my Brush Pen and Ink and together and able to create the art that makes my clients very happy."
"No leakage unlike what others are claiming, good quality and cheaper than you'd get in an art store."
"so i've tried to buy and use pretty much every major brand of ink pen to see which is the best, and hands down i've never used a pen better than these!"
"I color mandalas, and these are essential for doing such intricate work."
"I was looking for a fine point sharpie like pen, and these are the best for fine drawings."
"I like everything about them but I realize after using the 01 pen for only a few minutes, it always dries up and then would work again after numerous scribbling. The 05 and 08 pens are fine and come out really bold and nice, but the ink does take a while to dry."
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Best Drawing Pastels

Pentel Arts Oil Pastels, 50 Color Set (PHN-50)
Pentel Arts Oil Pastels - 50 Color Set Pentel Co., Ltd. is a privately held Japanese company which produces stationery products. Acid-free pastels are ideal for use on paper, board or canvas.
"My teacher was happy with the quality of both the paper and the pastels I chose from Amazon and is considering buying both for the classes she teaches in public schools."
"Trying out new oil pastels for my new-found hobby."
"I have no experience with any other oil pastels to compare these to and I've never taken an art class in my adult life, but I really enjoyed Pentel Arts Oil Pastels."
"The day before I saw these, I went to a local art store (Jerry's Artarama) and oil pastels were too expensive."
"Blending and overlapping the colors was easy."
"No better product for the price."
"From using these while trying to learn from videos, I have noticed that this set of pastels has paper around each color unlike others I seen in other peoples' boxes."
"When my mom unwrapped this set, the first thing she did was say, "Ohhh, this must have been so EXPENSIVE," in that way that moms use when they want to scold their kids for spending too much money on them even though they really like the gift. - and there are so many different colors, and she spent all weekend playing around with them and just loved them."
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Best Drawing Inks

Reaeon 200 Gel Pens Coloring Set 100 Gel Pen plus Refills for Adults Coloring Books Drawing Painting Writing
What a great idea It's for all your drawing, writing, scrapbooking, decorating, greeting card, gift and craft projects. Coloring at any time of day will place you in a balanced mindset and help you transition to work or sleep. With technology taking so much of our time and focus, reconnecting with the simple things we enjoyed as children is a way to be more present and mindful. We know that Gel ink runs more quick than usual pens, So we bring more 20% ink in our pens and extra refill inks for you. You can choose ink from light to dark colors easily .It even includes white gel pens which you can't find in other usual gel pen set.
"This is a very good collection of pens and I LOVE the way they come organized."
"I bought these pens for the price, but I was surprised to fine no two colors are alike. So, if you're looking for that review, here it is - they don't work well with them unless you ink AFTER the colors are put down. Still a great set of pens and I'll definitely recommend these to friends looking for a variety of colors."
"The colors are beautiful but the title of the posting is a bit deceiving."
"These are the greatest for the adult coloring books I got myself."
"A Christmas gift for a young inspired artist and I sure these will be of beneficial value."
"I feel like using these even makes my coloring better!"
"Good for coloring in small spaces."
"Great bright colors that make great pictures but they seem to run out real quick."
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Best Drawing Chalk

Chalk Markers & Metallic Colors - Pack of 21 neon chalk pens - For Chalkboard, Whiteboard, Blackboard, Window, Labels, Bistro, Glass - Wet Wipe Erasable - 6mm Reversible bullet & chisel Tip
Our bright and fun colors will make that special day, your wedding or party something that you will remember forever. Chalk Paint markers have water based ink and are easily washable - They can be easily erase using a wet wipe cloth. Whether you’re a mom looking for holiday decorating with kids, clean alternative to standard chalk or paint for the kids, a teacher on a quest for the most sought-after education classroom supplies, or a business, office or restaurant owner trying to advertise and attract customers to your new product or bar menu item, our markers make creating beautiful, fun messages and designs effortless.
"Chalk Markers & Metallic Colors - Pack of 21 neon chalk pens - For Chalkboard, Whiteboard, Blackboard, Window, Labels, Bistro, Glass - Wet Wipe Erasable - 6mm Reversible bullet & chisel Tip."
"Not only do they flow better than the prior brand we had, but the assortment of colors really brightens up our greeting board!"
"This was exactly what I needed to create this beautiful birthday sign for my daughter!"
"Awesome markers!"
"I am an OT and have been using it for my patients, and we absolutely love them."
"Excellent marker set to use on black glass signboard."
"These are amazing markers and when I contacted the company they were so polite and helpful!!!!"
"These chalk markers are amazing!"
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Best Drawing Markers

Tombow Dual Brush Pen Art Markers, Bright, 10-Pack
These dual brush pens have a versatile and flexible nylon fiber brush tip on 1 end that creates medium or bold strokes by simply changing brush pressure. Use these pens for coloring, rubber stamping, hand-lettering, doodling, journaling, and more. Set of 9 colors and 1 blender pen, with flexible brush tip and fine tip in one marker.
"For best results, you will need a palette that you can blend colors on. You blend by adding one color to the palette(you cannot blend by using the blender pen directly on color you've already applied to paper), then the other, and mixing those colors together on the palette itself. When you are done with the color, wipe the colorless blender on scratch paper--care for the tip of the brush. I purchased the primary and secondary packs with no duplicates, and with just those two and a palette, it's quite hard to find a color you can't make or don't already have."
"I have used markers extensively over the years and have come to own both this set of Tombow markers and a comparable set of Copic markers. Anyone who's lurked the internet world of markers for very long will learn that Copics are generally considered the best pens money can buy (they certainly are the most expensive) and that few other pens can stack up. In fact, many other marker brands are judged based on how they compare to Copics, which is exactly what I'll do for this review :) I know many people (myself included for a long time) are looking for alternatives to the really expensive pens, so hopefully this will aid in that search. Probably the biggest difference to note right of the bat is that Tombows are WATER BASED markers. This means they will perform vastly differently than Copics, Prismacolors, Tria, and many other high-end brands of markers. Copics: +Probably the biggest difference between these two markers is how much more easily these blend for me. +Come in a HUGE range of colors (358) and four different pen styles. +Made to last, and include ink refills and nib replacements. +Detail color naming system that's easy to understand. -These bleed through the paper like crazy. Just be aware that they require different techniques to blend than many popular brands of artist's markers, and you will not be disappointed :). *I thought I should mention that I actually have an issue with the fumes from Copic markers."
"Write Dudes Ultra Fine-Point Infinity pens, 8 Count, which are really really good for pens but not nearly enough colors. To me Staedtler and Johanna's stuff is way over rated and now so commercialized that the quality seems to have gone down and my recent purchase of Staedtler Duo color Markers was disappointing.. Stabilo Point 68 is a really good brand for those tiny hard to get areas and the colors are wonderful. They have a kids quality marker that is good as for my granddaughter. But all in all after trying these awesome Tombow I ordered more sets in different colors and can not wait for them to arrive."
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Best Drawing Crayons

Pentel Arts Aquash Water Brush Assorted Tips, Pack of 3 (FRHBFMBP3)
Style: Pack of 3 Sizes. Easy-to-squeeze barrel and unique valve system allows you to control the flow of water.
"I use the medium for brush lettering. To use: Watercolor: Fill the tube with water and you can start!"
"I would say the brush tips compare favorably to the Derwent, Faber-Castell, Niji, and Kuretake brands."
"We can paint in the yard, or we can just paint inside without dealing with little kids spilling water cups. Fading: Water runs through the brush slowly as you paint, so if you are painting, you will eventually run out of paint and just have water on the brush."
"I got the idea from a picture on Google i found a while ago with one of these water brush's filled with black drawing ink."
"They hold a tip quite nicely, even after vigorous washing and painting. To transition between colors, I just squeeze out some water from the water tank and swish the brush tip on a napkin until the tip turns clear and no traces of the previous color are left (this takes hardly any time at all, maybe a few seconds). I find that it is sometimes difficult to control the opacity created with these brushes as the water comes out in fluctuating amounts. Thus, I find it difficult to get an even wash with these brushes, even the large brush (although, it's usually quite hard to achieve an even wash even with a quality synthetic or sable size 8 round)."
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Best Drawing Charcoals

Castle Art Supplies Drawing and Sketching Pencil Art Set (26 Items)
Whether you’re an aspiring artist looking to see what you can do with the right tools or a seasoned pro who needs a great variety of quality drawing and sketching pencils, this art kit from Castle Art Supplies is for you. 3 GRAPHITE and 3 CHARCOAL STICKS in soft, medium and hard grades for shading and drawing larger areas. It’s a diverse, multi-faceted art kit designed by the pros at Castle Arts to meet the needs of artists at all levels. Castle Art Supplies gives you both, making this art kit a great choice for everyone from beginners to seasoned artists looking for an all-round drawing and sketching solution. Here's what you get: 12 PREMIUM GRAPHITE PENCILS (5H, 4H, 3H, 2H, HB, B, 2B, 3B, 4B, 5B, 6B, 8B) + 1 ULTRA SOFT ALL-GRAPHITE woodless specialist pencil + 3 CHARCOAL PENCILS in soft, medium and hard + 3 GRAPHITE and 3 CHARCOAL STICKS in soft, medium and hard + 1 KNEADED ERASER for erasing --Includes one PLASTIC/VINYL ERASER for erasing large areas effectively and completely + 2 SHARPENERS for graphite and charcoal pencils - designed to smoothly sharpen tips without breaking.
"At the last minute I impulsively ordered the 26 Piece Drawing and Sketching Pencil Art Set from Castle Art Supplies as it was in the "Others who bought..." category."
"On the left is hatching using similar strokes on each pencil."
"The art set was a Christmas gift for my nephew."
"This was a gift for my grandson."
"The quality of the pencil is very nice for the price, and it is very easy to draw with them."
"This was a gift for my 15yr old nephew and it's exactly what he needed it he said everything was really detailed and the different shading is good for realism sketching."
"I bought this art kit for my boyfriend who just discovered a natural talent for drawing."
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