Watercolour Pencils for Colouring
A vast selection of watercolour pencils to express your creativity
Our wide range of watercolour colouring pencils are completely adaptable to be used in a variety of ways. Use dry or wet your paper first to create distinct images with vivid colours. Alternatively, apply a light wash of water over the image after drawing on dry paper to create watercolour like washes, with more subtle colours. Use in tandem with our excellent selection of other colouring materials to create beautiful artwork, at home or at school.
How to use watercolour pencils in drawing and painting
Remarkably flexible in their use, WHSmith have pencils available from renowned brands such as Derwent Professional and Art Studio, suitable for a novice or professional artist. They are easy to blend and layer, due to their soft texture you can also achieve stunning effects by using them dry. The watercolour lead also provides the option to wet your drawing again and again, until you formulate the unique effects. Alternatively, by applying a wet brush to the nib of the pencil you can paint on the paper directly to create stunning, watercolour paintings. You can also use these pencils to add fine details that are hard to achieve with a brush.
Made with smooth and high-quality water-soluble pigments, specially formulated, these pencils blend with ease. Watercolour pencils are ideal for anyone wanting to explore their artistic side and develop their skills. Have a browse of our range to start experimenting with their outstanding versatility.