Crayola ® Colored Pencils


Review of Crayola ® Colored Pencils

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Basic Description

Test Picture Colored with Crayola ® Colored Pencils

Test Picture Colored with Crayola ® Colored Pencils

Crayola ® Colored Pencils are wax based pencils with a round barrel shape. They are sold in packets up to a maximum of 64 count pencils.

Pros

  • Great color range
  • Smooth to apply – waxy feel
  • Vibrant color
  • Easy to lay down color with light pressure
  • Sharpen easily to a good point for detail work
  • Inexpensive pencils
  • Great value for money
  • Pencils are light and comfortable to hold
  • Name of the color is printed on the pencil barrel
  • Color of pencil barrel is a fair indicator of the color of the pigment

Cons

  • Round barrel means they can easily roll off a flat surface which can be annoying and can break the lead core
  • Some of the wood casings can catch on the blade of basic sharpeners when sharpening

Price Range

  • $$ – typically AUD $5.01 – $20.00 / US $3.76 – $15.00 / £2.61 – £10.00 / €3.31 – €13.25

Conclusion / Recommendations

  • An excellent cheap starter pack of colored pencils with a great color range for the price
  • These are a really good set of pencils for coloring. There are some unique colors in the pack and I often use mine together with some of the other pencil brands I have.

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