Superior quality water-soluble color pencils for the most exacting requirements. Recommended by artists, illustrators, and creative professionals. Bright colors and excellent lightfastness are the result of using purer color pigments to create the color palette. Using the purest pigments equals superior color blending and batch-to-batch consistency. Excellent surface coverage makes using Supracolor Soft very economical and perfect for large surface artwork California cedar is FSC Certified. The straight grade won't warp when wet, which prevents the cores from cracking.