From simple sketches to complex creations, these premium colored pencils and leads have you covered no matter what your latest creation may be. Thick cores of color produce bold art. These premium pencils feature creamy, soft cores that are perfect for blending or shading. Create vivid colors in one stroke and subtle hues in the next. High-quality pigments provide rich color saturation. Soft cores are ideal for blending and shading. Prismacolor Premier Colored Art Pencil Set, 150 Count: SOFT AND THICK CORES – The pencils have soft and thick cores that are perfect for creating different shades and shadows in your artwork. LIGHT AND SMOOTH – These pencils have a lightfast characteristic to them and richly saturated pigments. They provide for ultra-smooth color laydown on paper and other surfaces. GREAT FOR ADULT COLORING – Pencils have thick, robust leads that resist cracking and chipping, making them perfect for adult coloring.