Whilst most colored pencils are wax based, some brands use an oil based lead, like Faber Castell's Polychromos. These pencils are very soft to apply color so will cover every fibre of the paper with their bright hues, but they are also very expensive and should only be considered if you are looking to take your art to the highest level.
How to Color with Colored Pencils. Want to know why your colored pencils are producing dull and lifeless colors? Or perhaps you are looking for some tips to improve your pencil coloring skills? Or maybe you are a beginner looking for the rough guide to coloring with pencil? Well, whatever your questions or experience, our guide _ How to Color with Colored Pencils aims to answer these questions and more! So grab yourself a coloring page, sharpen up your pencils and prepare to put some of our coloring tips and tricks to the test!