Art Pencils & Drawing Materials

Wide array of art tools for every artistic method and forms. Express yourself in variety through graphite and charcoal pencil sketches or with colour pencils for more pigmentation-drawn art crafts. ACCO Brands supplies wide ranges of sketch and colouring pencils with Derwent. Derwent is our proud heritage since 1832 for bringing and staying true to the quality art and sketching materials for aspiring and long-time artists.
  • Derwent Academy Color/Watercolor Pencil 48 Wooden Box

    Derwent has been making and creating artists pencils for over 180 years and using this knowledge and expertise to bring to you a range of color pencils chosen for their quality and performance. Made with natural wood barrels and quality pigments, these pencils transfer color to the paper quickly and evenly. They also blend together easily, to create a wide range of additional shades. Derwent Academy color pencils are also easy to sharpen and are break resistant.

    For those budding pencil artists who are delving deeper into the art of drawing and wish to develop and improve their skills we have created Derwent Academy. An edited range of art media selected to provide the ideal introduction to the world of drawing with the perfect blend of quality and performance.

  • DERWENT Academy® Colour Pencils

    Ideal for colouring, drawing and illustration.

  • DERWENT Academy® Watercolour Pencils

    Derwent Academy Watercolour Pencils are very versatile. They can be used dry as an ordinary colour pencil but just brush on a little water to create a fluid watercolour painting.

  • DERWENT Academy® Drawing Pad

    Perfect pad for sketching and drawing.


  • DERWENT Academy® Watercolour Pad

    Watercolour Pad specifically designed for watercolour pencils and paints.

  • DERWENT Artists Pencils

    With Derwent Artists coloured pencils you'll be spoilt for choice! There are 120 colours in the range and their waxy texture makes them ideal for layering and blending so you can create as many of your own colours as you wish!

    120 highly pigmented colours | Dry colour pencil | Round 8mm barrel | Wide 4mm core | Break resistant core
  • DERWENT Studio Pencils

    Want to get stuck into the detail? Then Derwent Studio colour pencils are just the range for you! The hexagonal barrel and blendable colour strip makes them great for detailed pencil drawings, particularly illustrations and botanical art.

    72 highly pigmented colours | Dry colour pencil | Hexagonal 6.9mm barrel | 3.4mm core
  • DERWENT Coloursoft Pencils

    Derwent Coloursoft is an exciting range of 72 coloured pencils. The soft, velvety strip allows you to quickly add lots of bold, vibrant colour to your drawing and they're great for colouring in! They're also blendable so you can create a variety of subtly different tones and shades.

    72 vibrant colours | Dry colour pencil | Round 8mm barrel | Wide 4mm core | Soft texture
  • DERWENT Drawing Pencils

    The colour palette of Derwent Drawing pencils takes you right back to nature. These coloured pencils are rich and earthy and you’ll find the soft texture and the extra wide colour strip will be a big help when you’re trying to build up dense fur or feathers in your drawings of animals.


    We’ve also included a number of Sepia tones in the range which you will find very useful when you come to draw portraits and life studies. So why wait...Get Drawing!

    24 natural and sepia tones | Dry colour pencil | 8mm round barrel | Extra wide 5mm core

  • DERWENT Metallic Pencils

    Looking to add some sparkle to your life? Derwent Metallic coloured pencils are just what you’ve been looking for! Perfect for all sorts of art & craft projects these highly reflective colours really ‘pop’ when you use them on black paper.

    12 shimmering colours | Water-soluble | Hexagonal 6.9mm barrel | 3.4mm core
  • DERWENT Inktense Blocks

    Watercolour Inktense blocks combine the brilliant colours of Inktense pencils with the freedom of blocks making it easy to cover large areas really quickly. You can use these watercolour blocks dry or add water to create deep, intense colour washes. Once dry Inktense becomes permanent and you can work over the top of it so it great for layering and for use on silk and cotton!

    72 pure, vibrant colours | Water-soluble | 8mm square | 75mm long
  • DERWENT Inktense Pencils

    Derwent Inktense pencils are our best watercolour pencil ever! You can use them dry but mix them with water and WOW! the colour turns into vibrant ink. Once it’s dry the colour is fixed and you can work over the top of it, and, because it permanent it’s great for using on fabric such as silk and cotton!

    71 pure, vibrant colours plus a non-soluble outliner | Water-soluble | Round 8mm barrel | Wide 4mm core

  • DERWENT Watercolour Pencils

    Great watercolours pencils that offer the control of a coloured pencil and can be mixed with water to create interesting colour flows. They’re not as bright as Inktense pencils and blocks so they’re ideal if you like to do more subtle watercolour paintings. The soft texture of the core makes them easy to blend and layer and you can create a variety of effects by adding water, from bold images to delicate washes. Watercolour pencils are not permanent so once the colour is dry you can re-wet it and move it about again.

    72 versatile colours | Water-soluble | Hexagonal 6.9mm barrel | 3.4mm core | Soft texture
  • DERWENT Watersoluble Sketching

    The Derwent Watersoluble Sketching Pencil has a wide strip which is great for quick drawings. Add water to gently dissolve the graphite for line and wash sketches and watch your art take on a new, softer feel!


    We’ve created 3 easy to use wash strengths for you; light, medium and dark which will help you bring great depth to your sketches.

    3 wash strengths | Round 8mm barrel | Wide 4mm graphite core | Water-soluble

  • DERWENT Watersoluble Graphitone

    Pure water-soluble graphite in a stick!


    There are so many things you can do with Derwent Watersoluble Graphitone; use it like a graphite pencil, peel off the wrapper to use the stick whole, or break it into chunks to create broad sweeps of tone really quickly. Just add water and watch the graphite dissolve to create line and wash sketches. You can choose from 4 wash strengths from a light to a very dark wash.

    4 wash strengths | Water-soluble | Round 7mm stick of pure graphite | 100% useable material

  • DERWENT Graphic Pencils

    Good pencil drawings start with a good graphite pencil!


    With Derwent Graphic pencils you’ve got a wide choice of degrees from the popular HB pencil, to the fine and crisp 9H and soft and smudgy 9B. So whether you're doing fine detailed illustrations or adding shading and texture to your drawing we’ve got the right pencil for you!

    20 degrees 9H to 9B | Hexagonal 6.9mm barrel | 2.2mm core for hard degrees | 3.5mm for soft degrees