Collection of Lightfast Ratings for Colored Pencils, Watercolor Pencils, and Pastel Pencils

A common request that we receive is for lightfast information for the many different colored pencils that we have reviewed.  While many pencil manufacturers provide this information, accessing it can be quite difficult.

To make things easier for our readers, we have went and compiled lightfast information for any and all colored pencils, watercolor pencils, and pastel pencils that we have tested.

But having these specific values is only the first step.  There are a variety of different methods for grading lightfastness.  And depending on which brand you are looking at or even which model from a specific brand you are looking at, the particular grading scale that they use may differ.  In addition, some brands actually have come up with their own internal grading system.  Talk about confusing!

To cope with this, we have normalized the various ratings into a expected longevity scale.  This scale will vary from 2 years or less and all the way up to 100+ years.  These values are based off of normal, indoor environments.  If you plan on displaying your artwork under direct sunlight or exposed to other types of light rays, then it will likely shorten this duration. 

lightfast ratings conversion

The most common scales that colored pencil manufacturers use for grading their pencils are the ASTM scale, the Blue Wool Scale, and the Grey Scale.  As we mentioned above, there are also quite a few colored pencil brands that opt for their own in-house scale (Caran d’Ache, for example).

Please feel free to use the Table of Contents below to quickly jump to a specific brand and pencil to view lightfast information.  We have also provided a link to our full review of that particular pencil and a place that you can purchase a set of the pencils online.

Contents

Arteza Professional Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

ARTEZA Colored Pencils, Professional Set of 120 Colors, Soft Wax-Based Cores, Ideal for Drawing Art, Sketching, Shading & Coloring, Vibrant Artist Pencils for Beginners & Pro Artists in Tin Box

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Absinthe GreenA099***15-50
Aegean BlueA106**50-100
AmethystA088***15-50
ApricotA034***15-50
BasilA093**50-100
Blood OrangeA073***15-50
BlueberryA070***15-50
Burnt OchreA113*100+
CamelA110***15-50
Carmine RedA049**50-100
CharcoalA120*100+
CinnamonA027***15-50
CocoaA036*100+
CoralA046***15-50
CoyoteA111***15-50
CrimsonA078***15-50
Dark ChocolateA118**50-100
EggplantA086***15-50
Elephant GreyA035*100+
EmeraldA094*100+
EspressoA071*100+
FernA092***15-50
FlamingoA082***15-50
Forest GreenA041***15-50
Fruit PunchA080***15-50
FuschiaA014****2-15
GarnetA072***15-50
HoneyA076***15-50
IndigoA007***15-50
IvoryA075**50-100
JadeA059***15-50
LavenderA109***15-50
LemonA004***15-50
LilacA062***15-50
LimeA101**50-100
MagentaA025***15-50
MarmaladeA010**50-100
MatchaA006***15-50
MintA030**50-100
MossA029***15-50
Mykonos BlueA104**50-100
NoirA012*100+
Ocean BlueA089**50-100
OrangeA003***15-50
Passion FruitA050***15-50
Peaches & CreamA022***15-50
Peacock BlueA008**50-100
PearA100***15-50
PeonyA026***15-50
PeriwinkleA068**50-100
PewterA023**50-100
Pink MacaroonA083***15-50
PlumA081***15-50
PumpkinA052***15-50
Purple IrisA087***15-50
Robin Egg BlueA044**50-100
Rose RedA001**50-100
SageA098**50-100
Shamrock GreenA066**50-100
Sienna BrownA048*100+
SmokeA107*100+
Space GreyA047*100+
Spring GreenA042***15-50
SunflowerA016***15-50
TumericA077**50-100
TurquoiseA017**50-100
Tuscan SunA040***15-50
UbeA020***15-50
UltramarineA032**50-100
White QuartzA024*100+
Yellow OchreA064***15-50
Yellow SapphireA028***15-50

Blick Studio Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Apple Green22063-7171***15-50
Azure Blue22063-5911:****50-100
Beige22063-8141**2-15
Bice Green22063-7921****50-100
Black22063-2021****50-100
Blue Green22063-5101****50-100
Blue Violet22063-5391**2-15
Blush Pink22063-3711*0-2
Bordeaux Red22063-3721****50-100
Brown22063-8001****50-100
Burnt Ochre22063-8271***15-50
Burnt Umber22063-8051***15-50
Cadmium Orange22063-4531**2-15
Canary Yellow22063-4261**2-15
Carmine22063-3161***15-50
Carmine Red22063-3151***15-50
Cherry Red22063-3451***15-50
Cobalt Blue22063-5181*0-2
Cobalt Dark22063-5381**2-15
Cold Grey22063-2811***15-50
Cool Grey 122063-2801****50-100
Cool Grey 322063-2803****50-100
Cool Grey 522063-2805****50-100
Cool Grey 622063-2806****50-100
Cool Grey 822063-2808****50-100
Cool Grey 922063-2809****50-100
Cream22063-1101**2-15
Crimson Lake 122063-3731*
Dark Blue22063-5031****50-100
Dark Brown22063-8031***15-50
Dark Grey22063-2531****50-100
Dark Green22063-7031****50-100
Dark Ochre22063-8211****50-100
Dark Olive Green22063-7841***15-50
Dark Orange22063-4731****50-100
Dark Yellow22063-4031****50-100
Delft Blue22063-5211**2-15
Emerald Green22063-7051***15-50
Gold22063-9011****50-100
Gold Ochre22063-9031****50-100
Grass Green Dark22063-7251****50-100
Grass Green Light22063-7241****50-100
Grey22063-2501****50-100
Ice Blue22063-5561***15-50
Indian Red22063-3251****50-100
Indigo Blue22063-5201**2-15
Light Blue22063-5021****50-100
Light Brown22063-8011****50-100
Light Grey22063-2511***15-50
Light Green22063-7011***15-50
Light Orange22063-4501**2-15
Light Peach22063-3681***15-50
Light Violet22063-6531*0-2
Light Yellow22063-4011****50-100
May Green22063-7331****50-100
Medium Grey22063-5121***15-50
Mountain Blue22063-5931****50-100
Naples Yellow22063-4141**2-15
Olive Green Light22063-7861***15-50
Orange22063-4511****50-100
Orange Yellow22063-4831****50-100
Pea Green22063-7551***15-50
Peach22063-3351*0-2
Permanent Violet22063-6911**2-15
Pink22063-3061*0-2
Pink Rose22063-3641*0-2
Prussian Blue22063-5221****50-100
Pthalo Blue22063-5161***15-50
Raw Umber22063-8071**2-15
Red Violet22063-6721*0-2
Salmon Pink22063-3511*0-2
Sap Green22063-7091****50-100
Scarlet Red22063-3081***15-50
Silver22063-9331****50-100
Sky Blue22063-5071***15-50
Slate Grey22063-2601***15-50
Steel Grey22063-5861***15-50
Terracotta22063-3761***15-50
Ultramarine Light22063-5301*0-2
Vermilion22063-3281***15-50
Violet22063-6511**2-15
Warm Grey 122063-2321****50-100
Warm Grey 222063-2322****50-100
Warm Grey 322063-2323****50-100
Warm Grey 422063-2324****50-100
Warm Grey 522063-2325****50-100
Warm Grey 622063-2326****50-100
White22063-1021***15-50
Windsor Violet22063-6741**2-15
Yellow22063-4001****50-100

Caran d’Ache Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Caran D'Ache Color Pencil Set - Museum Aquarelle Watersoluable Colored Pencil Set of 76 + 2 Technalo Pencils

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Anthraquinoid Pink571*****30-50
Apricot41*****30-50
Beryl Green214*****30-50
Black9*****30-50
Bright Green720*****30-50
Brown59*****30-50
Brown Ochre37*****30-50
Brown Olive 50%736*****30-50
Burnt Ochre77*****30-50
Burnt Sienna 50%866****15-30
Carmine Lake575*****30-50
Cassel Earth46*****30-50
Chestnut57*****30-50
Chromium Oxyde Green212*****30-50
Cinnamon55*****30-50
Cobalt Green182*****30-50
Cornelian850*****30-50
Crimson Aubergine599***8-15
Dark Flesh 50%746*****30-50
Dark Phthalocyanine Green719****15-30
Dark Plum106**2-8
Dark Sap Green739*****30-50
Dark Ultramarine640***8-15
Emerald Green210*****30-50
French Grey808*****30-50
Genuine Cobalt Blue662*****30-50
Gold Cadmium Yellow530*****30-50
Golden Yellow20*****30-50
Grass Green220*****30-50
Green Ochre25***8-15
Ice Blue185****15-30
Ivory Black496*****30-50
Lemon Yellow240*****30-50
Light Blue161****15-30
Light Cadmium Red560*****30-50
Light Cobalt Blue661*****30-50
Light Flesh 10%542*****30-50
Light Malachite Green181*****30-50
Light Olive245*****30-50
Manganese Violet112*****30-50
Middle Cobalt Blue660*****30-50
Moss Green225*****30-50
Naples Ochre821*****30-50
Night Blue149*****30-50
Olive249*****30-50
Olive Brown39*****30-50
Olive Yellow15*****30-50
Orange30*****30-50
Payne's Grey508****15-30
Periwinkle Blue131****15-30
Permanent Blue670*****30-50
Phthalocyanine Blue162*****30-50
Phthalocyanine Green710*****30-50
Primerose242*****30-50
Prussian Blue159*****30-50
Purplish Red350*****30-50
Raw Sienna36*****30-50
Raw Umber49*****30-50
Russet65*****30-50
Saffron52****15-30
Scarlet70*****30-50
Sepia 10%902*****30-50
Sepia 50%906*****30-50
Slate Grey495*****30-50
Spring Green470*****30-50
Steel Grey4*****30-50
Terracotta44*****30-50
Turquoise Blue171*****30-50
Ultramarine Violet630*****30-50
Umber548*****30-50
Vermilion60***8-15
Violet120****15-30
Violet Pink583***8-15
White1*****30-50
Yellow10****15-30
Yellow Ochre34*****30-50

Caran d’Ache Luminance Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Caran D'ache Luminance Colored Pencil Set of 40 (6901.740)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Anthraquinoid Pink571LFI100+
Apricot41LFII50-100
Beryl Green214LFI100+
Bismuth Yellow810LFI100+
Black9LFI100+
Brown Ochre37LFI100+
Brown Ochre 10%832LFI100+
Brown Ochre 50%836LFII50-100
Buff Titanium801LFII50-100
Burnt Ochre77LFI100+
Burnt Ochre 10%872LFI100+
Burnt Ochre 50%876LFI100+
Burnt Sienna69LFI100+
Burnt Sienna 10%862LFI100+
Burnt Sienna 50%866LFI100+
Cassel Earth46LFI100+
Cobalt Green182LFI100+
Cornelian850LFI100+
Crimson Alizarin (hue)589LFII50-100
Crimson Aubergine599LFI100+
Dark English Green729LFI100+
Dark Sap Green739LFI100+
French Grey 10%802LFI100+
French Grey 30%803LFI100+
French Grey 808LFI100+
Genuine Cobalt Blue662LFI100+
Golden Bismuth Yellow820LFI100+
Grass Green220LFI100+
Green Ochre25LFII50-100
Grey Blue755LFI100+
Ice Blue185LFI100+
Lemon Yellow240LFI100+
Light Aubergine95LFI100+
Light Blue161LFII50-100
Light Cobalt Blue661LFI100+
Light Malachite Green181LFI100+
Malachite Green180LFI100+
Manganese Violet112LFI100+
Middle Cobalt Blue (hue)660LFII50-100
Moss Green225LFI100+
Naples Ochre821LFI100+
Olive Brown39LFII50-100
Olive Brown 10%732LFI100+
Olive Brown 50%736LFI100+
Olive Yellow15LFI100+
Orange30LFI100+
Payne’s Grey508LFI100+
Payne’s Grey 30%504LFI100+
Payne’s Grey 60%507LFII50-100
Permanent Red61LFI100+
Perylene Brown585LFI100+
Phthalocyanine Blue162LFI100+
Primerose242LFI100+
Prussian Blue159LFI100+
Purplish Red350LFII50-100
Raw Sienna36LFI100+
Raw Umber548LFI100+
Raw Umber 10%842LFI100+
Raw Umber 50%846LFI100+
Russet65LFI100+
Scarlet70LFII50-100
Sepia407LFI100+
Sepia 10%902LFI100+
Sepia 50%906LFI100+
Silver Grey2LFI100+
Slate Grey495LFI100+
Spring Green470LFI100+
Steel Grey4LFI100+
Turquoise Blue171LFII50-100
Ultramarine Pink83LFII50-100
Ultramarine Violet630LFI100+
Violet120LFII50-100
Violet Brown129LFII50-100
Violet Grey93LFI100+
White1LFI100+
Yellow Ochre34LFI100+

Caran d’Ache Pablo Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

CREATIVE ART MATERIALS Caran d'Ache Pablo Pencil Set of 40 (666.340)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Apricot41225-100
Ash Grey4013100+
Aubergine99225-100
Azurite Blue1703100+
Beige403225-100
Bistre473100+
Black93100+
Blue Jeans155225-100
Blue Jeans2603100+
Bluish Green2003100+
Bluish Grey145225-100
Bluish Pale37118-25
Bordeaux Red85225-100
Bronze4973100+
Brown59225-100
Brown Ochre373100+
Brownish Beige4043100+
Brownish Orange433100+
Burnt Sienna69225-100
Canary Yellow2503100+
Carmine80225-100
Charcoal Grey4093100+
Chestnut573100+
Cinnamon55225-100
Cobalt Blue1603100+
Cocoa405225-100
Cream4913100+
Dark Carmine89225-100
Dark Green2293100+
Dark Grey73100+
Emerald Green210225-100
Empire Green2903100+
English Red63225-100
Fast Orange3003100+
Flame Red50225-100
Gentian Blue3703100+
Gold4993100+
Golden Ochre33225-100
Golden Yellow20225-100
Granite Rose4933100+
Grass Green2203100+
Green Ochre25225-100
Greenish Blue1903100+
Grey53100+
Greyish Black83100+
Greyish Green215225-100
Hazel533100+
Indian Red75225-100
Indigo Blue139225-100
Ivory Black4963100+
Jade Green211225-100
Khaki Green163100+
Lemon Yellow2403100+
Light Beige402225-100
Light Blue1613100+
Light Green221225-100
Light Grey3225-100
Light Lemon Yellow241225-100
Light Malachite Green181225-100
Light Ochre32225-100
Light Olive245225-100
Light Purple91225-100
Lilac110225-100
Lime Green231225-100
Mahogany673100+
Malachite Green1803100+
Marine Blue1693100+
Mauve11118-25
Moss Green225225-100
Mouse Grey63100+
Naples Yellow21225-100
Night Blue1493100+
Ochre35225-100
Olive249225-100
Olive Black193100+
Olive Brown39225-100
Olive Grey183100+
Olive Yellow153100+
Opaline Green195225-100
Orange30225-100
Orangish Yellow31225-100
Pale Yellow11225-100
Pastel Blue151225-100
Peacock Green460225-100
Periwinkle Blue13118-25
Pink8118-25
Prussian Blue159225-100
Purple90225-100
Purple Violet100225-100
Purplish Red3503100+
Raspberry Red270225-100
Raw Umber49225-100
Reddish Orange40225-100
Rose Pink82225-100
Royal Blue130225-100
Ruby Red280225-100
Russet65225-100
Salmon5118-25
Salmon Pink7118-25
Sapphire Blue1503100+
Scarlet70225-100
Sepia407225-100
Silver4983100+
Silver Grey2225-100
Sky Blue14118-25
Slate Grey4953100+
Spring Green470225-100
Spruce Green239225-100
Steel Grey43100+
Turquoise Blue171225-100
Turquoise Green191225-100
Ultramarine140225-100
Vandycke Brown45225-100
Venetian Red62225-100
Vermilion60225-100
Veronese Green201225-100
Violet120225-100
White13100+
Yellow10225-100
Yellow Green230225-100

Caran d’Ache Pastel Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Caran D'ache Set of 40 Pastel Pencils (788.340)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Silver Grey2***8-15
Light Grey3****15-30
Steel Grey4****15-30
Greyish Black8*****30-50
Black9*****30-50
Pale Yellow11***8-15
Light Reseda17***8-15
Golden Ochre33*****30-50
Ochre35****15-30
Raw Sienna36****15-30
Olive Brown39*****30-50
Flesh42****15-30
Terracotta44****15-30
Cassel Earth46*****30-50
Bistre47****15-30
Flame Red50*****30-50
Saffron52***8-15
Vermilioni60***8-15
Medium Russet64****15-30
Raw Russet66*****30-50
Herculanum Red68*****30-50
Burnt Sienna69*****30-50
Scarlet70*****30-50
Carmine80***8-15
Ultramarine Pink83****15-30
Dark Carmine89*****30-50
Voilet Grey93***8-15
Aubuergine99***8-15
Plum105***8-15
Violet120****15-30
Ultramarine Pink140***8-15
Bluish Grey145**2-8
Night Blue149**2-8
Light Blue161***8-15
Phthalocyanine Blue162***8-15
Malachite Green180****15-30
Ice Blue185**2-8
Chromium Oxyde Green212*****30-50
Beryl Green214****15-30
Moss Green225****15-30
Dark Green229****15-30
Middle Moss Green 10%232***8-15
Middle Moss Green 30%234***8-15
Lemon Yellow240****15-30
Light Lemon Yellow241*****30-50
Light Olive 20%243***8-15
Light Olive 40%245*****30-50
Fast Orange300*****30-50
Purplish Red350**2-8
Dark Sepia409*****30-50
Slate Grey495*****30-50
Payne's Grey 50%506****15-30
Light Cadmium Yellow Imit.512****15-30
Golden Cadmium Yellow Imit.530****15-30
Light Flesh 5%541****15-30
Light Flesh 10%542*****30-50
Anthraquinoid Pink571***8-15
Pink White581*****30-50
Portrait Pink582***8-15
Violet Pink583***8-15
Perylene Brown585****15-30
Cobalt Violet Imit.620***8-15
Light Ultramarine Violet631****15-30
Cobalt Blue 5%661*****30-50
Cobalt Blue 10%662****15-30
Cobalt Blue 30%664*****30-50
Earth Green711*****30-50
Verdigris712*****30-50
Middle Phthalocyanine Green718****15-30
Dark Phthalocyanine Green719*****30-50
Chinese Green730****15-30
Brown Olive 10%732*****30-50
Brown Olive 50%736*****30-50
Dark Flesh 5%741*****30-50
Dark Flesh 40%745*****30-50
Dark Flesh 50%746*****30-50
Dark Flesh748*****30-50
French Grey 10%802*****30-50
French Grey808*****30-50
Bismuth White811*****30-50
Golden Bismuth Yellow820*****30-50
Naples Ochre821*****30-50
Azurite White871*****30-50
Chinese White901*****30-50

Caran d’Ache Supracolor Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Caran D'ache Supracolor Pencil Set, 120/Tin (J3888420)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Apricot41225-100
Ash Grey4013100+
Aubergine99225-100
Azurite Blue1703100+
Beige403225-100
Bistre473100+
Black93100+
Blue2603100+
Blue Jeans155225-100
Bluish Green2003100+
Bluish Grey145225-100
Bluish Pale37118-25
Bordeaux Red85225-100
Bronze4973100+
Brown59225-100
Brown Ochre373100+
Brownish Beige4043100+
Brownish Orange433100+
Burnt Sienna69225-100
Canary Yellow2503100+
Carmine80225-100
Charcoal Grey4093100+
Chestnut573100+
Cinnamon55225-100
Cobalt Blue1603100+
Cocoa405225-100
Cream4913100+
Dark Caramine89225-100
Dark Green2293100+
Dark Grey73100+
Emerald Green210225-100
Empire Green2903100+
English Red63225-100
Fast Orange3003100+
Flame Red50225-100
Gentian Blue3703100+
Gold4993100+
Golden Ochre33225-100
Golden Yellow20225-100
Granite Rose4933100+
Grass Green2203100+
Green Ochre25225-100
Greenish Blue1903100+
Grey53100+
Greyish Black83100+
Greyish Green215225-100
Hazel533100+
Indian Red75225-100
Indigo Blue139225-100
Ivory Black4963100+
Jade Green211225-100
Khaki Green163100+
Lemon Yellow2403100+
Light Beige402225-100
Light Blue1613100+
Light Green221225-100
Light Grey3225-100
Light Lemon Yellow241225-100
Light Malachite Green181225-100
Light Ochre32225-100
Light Olive245225-100
Light Purple91225-100
Lilac110225-100
Lime Green231225-100
Mahogany673100+
Malachite Green1803100+
Marine Blue1693100+
Mauve11118-25
Moss Green225225-100
Mouse Grey63100+
Naples Yellow21225-100
Night Blue1493100+
Ochre35225-100
Olive249225-100
Olive Black193100+
Olive Brown39225-100
Olive Grey183100+
Olive Yellow153100+
Opaline Green195225-100
Orange30225-100
Orangish Yellow31225-100
Pale Yellow11225-100
Pastel Blue151225-100
Peacock Green460225-100
Periwinkle Blue13118-25
Pink8118-25
Prussian Blue159225-100
Purple90225-100
Purple Violet100225-100
Purplish Red3503100+
Raspberry Red270225-100
Raw Umber49225-100
Reddish Orange40225-100
Rose Pink82225-100
Royal Blue130225-100
Ruby Red280225-100
Russet65225-100
Salmon5118-25
Salmon Pink7118-25
Sapphire Blue1503100+
Scarlet70225-100
Sepia407225-100
Silver4983100+
Silver Grey2225-100
Sky Blue14118-25
Slate Grey4953100+
Spring Green470225-100
Spruce Green239225-100
Steel Grey43100+
Turquoise Blue171225-100
Turquoise Green191225-100
Ultramarine140225-100
Vandycke Brown45225-100
Venetian Red62225-100
Vermilion60225-100
Veronese Green201225-100
Violet120225-100
White13100+
Yellow10225-100
Yellow Green230225-100

Cretacolor Marino Watercolor Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Cretacolor 240 – Marino 36 Watercolour Pencils Set of 36, Made from Wood

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Bremen Blue241 63II25-100
Cadmium Citron241 07II25-100
Carmine Extra Fine241 16I8-25
Chestnut Brown242 15II25-100
Chromium Yellow241 08II25-100
Cyclamen241 34II25-100
Dark Grey242 35I8-25
Emerald241 77II25-100
English Red242 09I8-25
Glacier Blue241 51I8-25
Graphite Aquarell242 60I8-25
Grass Green241 84II25-100
Indigo241 62II25-100
Ivory242 01II25-100
Ivory Black242 50I8-25
Light Blue241 58II25-100
Light Grey242 32II25-100
Madder Carmine241 17I8-25
Magenta241 28II25-100
Moss Green Dark241 82II25-100
Moss Green Light241 81II25-100
Naples Yellow241 05II25-100
Ochre Light242 02II25-100
Olive Brown242 16II25-100
Olive Green Dark241 91II25-100
Orange241 11I8-25
Permanent Dark Yellow241 09II25-100
Permanent Red Dark241 15II25-100
Permanent Red Light241 13II25-100
Permanent White241 01I8-25
Prussian Blue241 61I8-25
Tan Light241 31II25-100
Ultramine241 55II25-100
Umber242 21I8-25
Violet241 38II25-100
Yellow White241 03II25-100

Derwent Artists Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Derwent Artists Colored Pencils, 4mm Core, Metal Tin, 72 Count (32097)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Ash Blue3610415-30
Ash Rose16308100+
Autumn Leaf642038-15
Bistre64908100+
Blue Grey6800415-30
Blue Violet Lake270010-2
Bottle Green4300415-30
Bright Red1410650-100
Bronze52008100+
Brown Ochre57008100+
Burnt Carmine65008100+
Burnt Rose6460415-30
Burnt Sienna620038-15
Burnt Umber54008100+
Burnt Yellow Ochre60008100+
Buttercup Yellow5107100+
Cedar Green5000415-30
Champagne41038-15
Chartreuse51308100+
Chinese White72008100+
Chocolate6600415-30
Claret19105/630-100
Cobalt Blue310022-8
Cobalt Green411010-2
Copper Beech61008100+
Crimson Lake2000415-30
Dark Violet250038-15
Deep Cadmium600415-30
Deep Chrome900415-30
Deep Vermilion1400415-30
Delft Blue280038-15
Distant Green4140415-30
Emerald Green4600415-30
Fell Mist71108100+
Felt Grey53108100+
Fir Green412010-2
Flesh Pink1600415-30
French Grey7000415-30
Geranium Lake1500415-30
Gold3008100+
Golden Brown59008100+
Grape2120415-30
Grass Green47007100+
Green Earth5140415-30
Green Grey5010415-30
Gunmetal6900415-30
Heather22107/8100+
Imperial Purple230038-15
Indigo3600415-30
Ivory Black67008100+
Jade Green410038-15
Juniper Green4200415-30
Kingfisher380038-15
Lemon Cadmium20010-2
Light Blue330038-15
Light Moss51206/775-100+
Light Ochre57108100+
Light Rust64408100+
Light Sienna16108100+
Light Violet260010-2
Lime07100+
Madder Carmine1900415-30
Magenta220010-2
Mahogany64507100+
Mars Black66108100+
Mars Violet64708100+
May Green4800650-100
Mid Ultramarine28208100+
Middle Chrome80038-15
Midnight Blue3710650-100
Mineral Green4500415-30
Moss Green51107100+
Naples Yellow700415-30
Olive Earth51606/775-100+
Olive Green5100415-30
Orange Chrome1000530-50
Oriental Blue3700415-30
Pale Ultramarine28403/48-30
Pale Vermilioni130038-15
Parchment5150415-30
Phthalo Blue36207100+
Phthalo Green41507100+
Pink Madder Lake170038-15
Plum2110650-100
Primrose Yellow400415-30
Prussian Blue350038-15
Raw Sienna5800415-30
Raw Umber5600415-30
Red Violet Lake240010-2
Rioja18107100+
Rose Madder Lake210010-2
Rose Pink180010-2
Royal Blue281038-15
Rust6430415-30
Salmon16208100+
Sap Greent4900530-50
Scarlet Lake1200650-100
Sepia5300415-30
Silver Grey7100415-30
Sky Blue340022-8
Slate Violet24108100+
Smalt Blue300010-2
Soft Violet22206/775-100+
Spectrum Blue320038-15
Spectrum Orange1100530-50
Spruce Green41306/775-100+
Storm Grey69107/8100+
Straw Yellow500415-30
Sunset Gold6410650-100
Taupe64808100+
Teal Blue28307/8100+
Terracotta64008100+
Turquoise Blue390010-2
Turquoise Green400022-8
Ultramarine2900415-30
Vandyke Brown55008100+
Venetian Red6300415-30
Water Green4400415-30
Yellow Ochre57208100+
Zinc Yellow1007100+

Derwent Coloursoft Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Derwent Colored Pencils, ColourSoft Pencils, Drawing, Art, Metal Tin, 72 Count (0701029)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Acid Yellow20650-100
Baby Blue34010-2
Black6508100+
Blackberry280525-50
Blood Orange907100+
Blue330525-50
Blush Pink180525-50
Bright Lilac26038-15
Bright Orange806/775-100+
Bright Pink200525-50
Bright Purple2405/630-100
Brown5108100+
Brown Black6408100+
Brown Earth6308100+
Cloud Blue36010-2
Cranberry150415-30
Cream108100+
Dark Brown5208100+
Dark Green4108100+
Dark Terracotta6108100+
Deep Cadmium106/775-100+
Deep Fuschia14022-8
Deep Red130415-30
Dove Grey6708100+
Electric Blue3208100+
Ginger5508100+
Green4207100+
Grey Green390415-30
Grey Lavender2208100+
Iced Blue3508100+
Indigo3008100+
Lavender Pink21038-15
Lemon Yellow308100+
Lichen Green5008100+
Light Green4407100+
Light Sand5806/775-100+
Lime Green4607100+
Lincoln Green4808100+
Loganberry160415-30
Mid Brown6008100+
Mid Green4008100+
Mid Grey7007100+
Mid Terracotta6208100+
Mint470650-100
Ochre5908100+
Orange40650-100
Pale Blue3708100+
Pale Brown5308100+
Pale Lavender2308100+
Pale Mint490525-50
Pale Orange306/775-100+
Pale Peach5708100+
Pea Green4308100+
Peach5608100+
Persian Grey6606100+
Petrol Grey6806/775-100+
Pimento5408100+
Pink19010-2
Prussian Blue3108100+
Purple25038-15
Red1207100+
Rose1007100+
Royal Purple270415-30
Scarlet1108100+
Sea Green3806/775-100+
Soft Pink17038-15
Steel Grey690650-100
Ultramarine2908100+
White7208100+
White Grey7108100+
Yellow Green450525-50
Yellow Ochre208100+

Derwent Drawing Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Derwent Colored Drawing Pencils, Metal Tin, 24 Count (0700672)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Brown Ochre57008100+
Chocolate66008100+
Cool Grey71208100+
Crag Green50908100+
Green Shadow41358100+
Ink Blue37207100+
Ivory Black67008100+
Light Sienna16108100+
Mars Orange62108100+
Mars Violet64708100+
Olive Earth51608100+
Pale Cedar41258100+
Ruby Earth65108100+
Sanguine62208100+
Sepia Red61108100+
Smoke Blue38108100+
Solway Blue36158100+
Terracotta64008100+
Venetian Red63008100+
Warm Earth55508100+
Warm Grey70108100+
Wheat57158100+
White72008100+
Yellow Ochre57208100+

Derwent Inktense Watercolor Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Derwent Colored Pencils, Inktense Ink Pencils, Drawing, Art, Metal Tin, 72 Count (2301843)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Amber171038-15
Antique White23008100+
Apple Green14008100+
Baked Earth18008100+
Bark20008100+
Beech Green15107100+
Bright Blue10008100+
Burnt Orange2607100+
Cadmium Orange250650-100
Cadmium Yellow2107100+
Carmine Pink520415-30
Charcoal Grey21008100+
Cherry51038-15
Chilli Red500415-30
Chinese Ink20308100+
Crimson53022-8
Dark Aquamarine12108100+
Dark Chocolate19307100+
Dark Purple7508100+
Deep Blue8508100+
Deep Indigo11008100+
Deep Rose710650-100
Deep Violet7607100+
Dusky Purple7307100+
Felt Green15307100+
Fern15607100+
Field Green15008100+
Fuchsia7008100+
Golden Yellow230525-50
Green Aquamarine12208100+
Hookers Green15207100+
Hot Red410415-30
Indian Ink20208100+
Ink Black22008100+
Ionian Green1320650-100
Iris Blue900525-50
Iron Blue8408100+
Iron Green13108100+
Lagoon8108100+
Leaf Green16008100+
Light Olive15407100+
Madder Brown1920650-100
Mallard Green12308100+
Mauve7407100+
Mid Vermillion310650-100
Mustard17008100+
Navy Blue8308100+
Neutral Grey21208100+
Oak17308100+
Outliner24008100+
Oxide Red1910650-100
Paynes Grey21108100+
Peacock Blue8208100+
Poppy Red400415-30
Red Violet610650-100
Saddle Brown17408100+
Scarlet Pink320650-100
Scilian Yellow2207100+
Sea Blue12008100+
Sepia Ink20107100+
Sherbert Lemon1007100+
Shiraz600650-100
Sienna Gold240650-100
Spring Green1550650-100
Sun Yellow2008100+
Tan17208100+
Tangerine3007100+
Teal Green13008100+
Thistle720650-100
Violet8007100+
Vivid Green13308100+
Willow19007/8100+

Derwent Lightfast Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Derwent Lightfast Colored Pencils, for Artist, Drawing, Professional, 36 Pack (2302721)

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ColorLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Amber Gold250-100
Apricot250-100
Arctic1100+
Autumn Brown250-100
Autumn Red250-100
Banana250-100
Basil250-100
Black1100+
Blue Violet1100+
Bordeaux250-100
Brown Ochre1100+
Burnt Sienna1100+
Champagne1100+
Chesnut250-100
Chestnut Red250-100
Chocolate1100+
Cinnamon250-100
Cloud Grey1100+
Cool Grey250-100
Dark Cyan250-100
Dark Honey250-100
Dark Indigo250-100
Dark Orange250-100
Dark Turquoise1100+
Deep Blue250-100
Deep Rose250-100
Denim1100+
Derwent Red1100+
Dusky Pink250-100
Flame250-100
Flesh Pink1100+
Foliage250-100
Forest1100+
Fossil Grey1100+
Gold250-100
Granite250-100
Grass Green1100+
Grass Green (70%)250-100
Green Earth250-100
Heather1100+
Ivy250-100
Lichen Green250-100
Light Aqua1100+
Light Bronze1100+
Magenta250-100
Mallard Green1100+
Mars Black1100+
Mars Orange1100+
Mars Violet1100+
Merlot250-100
Mid Blue250-100
Mid Blue (70%)250-100
Mid Ultramarine1100+
Midnight Black1100+
Midnight Blue250-100
Midnight Blue (70%)250-100
Mist1100+
Moonstone1100+
Mountain Green250-100
Mustard250-100
Natural Brown1100+
Nightshade1100+
Ocean Blue250-100
Ocean Blue (Dark)1100+
Olive Earth1100+
Oyster1100+
Pacific Blue250-100
Peridot (Blue)250-100
Peridot (Yellow)250-100
Persian Orange1100+
Pine1100+
Platinum1100+
Purple250-100
Racing Green1100+
Raisin250-100
Ruby Earth1100+
Salmon1100+
Sandstone1100+
Sapphire250-100
Scarlet1100+
Seaweed1100+
Sepia (Red)1100+
Sienna1100+
Spruce Green1100+
Strawberry250-100
Sun Yellow1100+
Taupe250-100
Turquoise Green250-100
Van Dyke Brown1100+
Venetian Red1100+
Violet1100+
Vivid Green250-100
Warm Earth250-100
Warm Grey1100+
Wheat1100+
White1100+
Wild Lavender250-100
Yellow250-100
Yellow Ochre1100+

Derwent Metallic Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Derwent Watercolor Pencils, Metallic, Water Color, Drawing, Art, 12-Pack (0700456)

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ColorLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Antique Gold8100+
Blue8100+
Bronze8100+
Copper8100+
Gold8100+
Graphite8100+
Green8100+
Ice Blue8100+
Ice Blue8100+
Pewter8100+
Pink22-8
Pink Gold8100+
Purple8100+
Red8100+
Rose Gold8100+
Silver8100+
Silver Mint525-50
Silver Rose22-8
Turquoise8100+
Violet8100+
Yellow7100+

Derwent Pastel Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Derwent Pastel Pencils, 4mm Core, Metal Tin, 36 Count (0700307)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Aluminum GreyP680650-100
Blue GreyP6905/630-100
Brown EarthP5508100+
BurgundyP220415-30
Burnt CarmineP6108100+
Burnt OchreP6008100+
Burnt OrangeP90650-100
Burnt UmberP5408100+
Cadmium RedP130525-50
Carbon BlackP7108100+
Cerulean BlueP3308100+
ChocolateP5908100+
Cobalt BlueP3908100+
Cobalt TurquoiseP4008100+
CoralP19038-15
Cornflower BlueP3207100+
CrimsonP160525-50
CyanP3408100+
DandelionP605/630-100
Dark FuchsiaP210415-30
Dark OliveP5208100+
Dark SanguineP620415-30
Deep CadmiumP40415-30
Dioxazine PurpleP2807100+
Emerald GreenP4608100+
FleshP15038-15
Forest GreenP4108100+
French Grey DarkP6508100+
French Grey LightP6705/630-100
Fresh GreenP4707100+
Graphite GreyP7008100+
Green OxideP4508100+
IndigoP3608100+
Ionian GreenP5008100+
Kingfisher BlueP3808100+
LavenderP25038-15
MagentaP20022-8
MarigoldP808100+
MaroonP170650-100
May GreenP480415-30
Mid GreenP4408100+
Naples YellowP708100+
Olive GreenP5108100+
Pale OliveP4908100+
Pale PinkP18038-15
Pale Spectrum BlueP370525-50
Pale UltramarineP30038-15
Pea GreenP430525-50
Powder BlueP3107100+
Process YellowP307100+
Prussian BlueP3508100+
RaspberryP140525-50
Raw UmberP5608100+
Red VioletP27038-15
SaffronP508100+
SealP6608100+
SepiaP5308100+
ShamrockP4208100+
Soft VioletP230415-30
Spectrum OrangeP100650-100
TangerineP1107100+
TangerineP5708100+
TerracottaP6408100+
Titanium WhiteP7208100+
TomatoP1207100+
UltramarineP29038-15
VanillaP1038-15
Venetian RedP6308100+
VioletP260415-30
Violet OxideP240650-100
Yellow OchreP5808100+
Zinc YellowP20650-100

Derwent Procolour Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Derwent Colored Pencils, Procolour Pencils, Drawing, Art, Metal Tin, 72 Count (2302508)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Autumn Leaf62525-50
Blue Grey704/515-50
Blue Violet Lake2810-2
Bright Red1138-15
Bronze538100+
Brown Ochre597100+
Burnt Carmine6638-15
Burnt Umber558100+
Burnt Yellow Ochre607100+
Buttercup Yellow3525-50
Cedar Green48525-50
Cerise Pink2010-2
Champagne48100+
Chinese White727100+
Chocolate588100+
Cobalt Blue365/630-100
Copper Beech578100+
Crimson Lake14650-100
Dark Indigo358100+
Dark Violet274/515-50
Deep Cadmium63/48-25
Deep Chrome96/750-100
Delft Blue295/630-100
Distant Green43650-100
Felt Grey698100+
Flesh Pink168100+
Foliage517/8100+
Geranium Lake13525-50
Gold57100+
Grape25415-30
Grass Green49650-100
Gunmetal67415-30
Heather238100+
Imperial Purple263/48-25
ivory Black718100+
Kingfisher Blue3938-15
Light Blue3738-15
Light Moss45525-50
Lime1525-50
Magenta2110-2
Mars Violet227100+
Mid Ultramarine308100+
Middle Chrome8525-50
Midnight Blue40650-100
Mineral Green47415-30
Moss Green505/630-100
Nutmeg65650-100
Olive Green52525-50
Phthalo Blue337100+
Pink Madder Lake1838-15
Plum1522-15
Primary Red12525-50
Primrose Yellow22/32-15
Prussian Blue32650-100
Racing Green448100+
Rose Pink1910-2
Salmon178100+
Sap Green46525-50
Sepia548100+
Sky Blue3810-2
Soft Violet248100+
Spectrum Blue34525-50
Spectrum Orange10415-30
Spruce Green42650-100
Storm Grey688100+
Sunset Gold618100+
Terracotta64650-100
Turquoise Green4138-15
Ultramarine317100+
Vandyke Brown567100+
Venetian Red637100+
Yellow Ochre78100+

Derwent Studio Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Derwent Studio Colored Pencils, 3.4mm Core, Metal Tin, 36 Count (32198)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Blue Grey68415-30
Blue Violet Lake2710-2
Bottle Green43415-30
Bronze528100+
Brown Ochre578100+
Burnt Carmine658100+
Burnt Sienna6238-15
Burnt Umber548100+
Burnt Yellow Ochre608100+
Cedar Green50415-30
Chinese White728100+
Chocolate66415-30
Cobalt Blue3122-15
Copper Beech618100+
Crimson Lake20415-30
Dark Violet2538-15
Deep Cadmium6415-30
Deep Chrome9415-30
Deep Vermilion14415-30
Delft Blue2838-15
Emerald Green46415-30
Flesh Pink16415-30
French Grey70415-30
Geranium Lake15415-30
Gold38100+
Golden Brown598100+
Grass Green477100+
Gunmetal69415-30
Imperial Purple2338-15
Indigo36415-30
Ivory Black678100+
Jade Green4138-15
Juniper Green42415-30
Kingfisher3838-15
Lemon Cadmium210-2
Light Blue3338-15
Light Violet2610-2
Madder Carmine19415-30
Magenta2210-2
May Green48650-100
Middle Chrome838-15
Mineral Green45415-30
Naples Yellow7415-30
Olive Green51415-30
Orange Chrome10525-50
Oriental Blue37415-30
Pale Vermilion1338-15
Pink Madder Lake1738-15
Primrose Yellow4415-30
Prussian Blue3538-15
Raw Sienna58415-30
Raw Umber56415-30
Red Violet Lake2410-2
Rose Madder Lake2110-2
Rose Pink1810-2
Sap Green49525-50
Scarlet Lake12650-100
Sepia53415-30
Silver Grey71415-30
Sky Blue3422-15
Smalt Blue3010-2
Spectrum Blue3238-15
Spectrum Orange11525-50
Straw Yellow5415-30
Terracotta648100+
Turquoise Blue3910-2
Turquoise Green4022-15
Ultramarine29415-30
Vandyke Brown558100+
Venetian Red63415-30
Water Green44415-30
Zinc Yellow17100+

Derwent Watercolour Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Derwent Colored Pencils, WaterColour, Water Color Pencils, Drawing, Art, Metal Tin, 72 Count (32889)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Blue Grey6800525-50
Blue Violet Lake270010-2
Bottle Green430038-15
Bronze52007100+
Brown Ochre57008100+
Burnt Carmine65008100+
Burnt Sienna6200650-100
Burnt Umber54008100+
Burnt Yellow Ochre60007100+
Cedar Green5000525-50
Chinese White72008100+
Chocolate66008100+
Cobalt Blue310038-15
Copper Beech61008100+
Crimson Lake20004/515-50
Dark Violet2500415-30
Dee Vermilion1400415-30
Deep Cadmium6003/48-25
Deep Chrome900415-30
Delft Blue2800525-50
Emerald Green4600650-100
Flesh Pink16008100+
French Grey7000650-100
Geranium Lake1500415-30
Gold3008100+
Golden Brown59008100+
Grass Green4700650-100
Gun Metal6900650-100
Imperial Purple2300415-30
Indigo36007100+
Ivory Black67008100+
Jade Green41007100+
Juniper Green420038-15
Kingfisher38007100+
Lemon Cadmium20038-15
Light Bluge33008100+
Light Violet260010-2
Madder Carmine190038-15
Magenta220022-15
May Green48007100+
Middle Chrome800415-30
Mineral Green4500650-100
Naples Yellow700415-30
Olive Green51007100+
Orange Chrome1000525-50
Oriental Blue37008100+
Pale Vermilion130022-15
Pink Madder Lake170010-2
Primrose Yellow40022-15
Prussian Blue35007100+
Raw Sienna58008100+
Raw Umber56008100+
Red Violet Lake240010-2
Rose Madder Lake210022-15
Rose Pink180022-15
Sap Green4900650-100
Scarlet Lake1200525-50
Sepia53008100+
Silver Grey71007100+
Sky Blue340038-15
Smalt Blue300010-2
Spectrum Blue32008100+
Spectrum Orange1100525-50
Straw Yellow500415-30
Terracotta6400415-30
Turquoise Blue3900415-30
Turquoise Green4000415-30
Ultramarine2900415-30
Vandyke Brown55008100+
Venetian Red63008100+
Water Green4400525-50
Zinc Yellow100525-50

Faber-Castell Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Faber-Castell Albrecht Durer Watercolor Pencil Tin, Set of 60 Colors (FC117560)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Alizarin Crimson226**25-100
Bistre179**25-100
Black199***100+
Blue Violet137**25-100
Bluish Turquoise149***100+
Brown Ochre182**25-100
Burnt Carmine193*8-25
Burnt Ochre187**25-100
Burnt Siena283***100+
Burnt Umber280***100+
Cadmium Orange111***100+
Cadmium Yellow107**25-100
Cadmium Yellow Lemon205***100+
Caput Mortuum169***100+
Caput Mortuum Violet263***100+
Chrome Oxide Green278***100+
Chrome Oxide Green Fiery276***100+
Chromium Green Opaque174***100+
Cinnamon189**25-100
Cobalt Blue143***100+
Cobalt Green156***100+
Cobalt Turquoise153***100+
Cobat Blue-Greenish144***100+
Cold Grey I230***100+
Cold Grey II231***100+
Cold Grey III232***100+
Cold Grey IV233***100+
Cold Grey V234***100+
Cold Grey VI235***100+
Copper252***100+
Cream102**25-100
Crimson134**25-100
Dark Cadmium Orange115**25-100
Dark Cadmium Yellow108***100+
Dark Chrome Yellow109**25-100
Dark Flesh130*8-25
Dark Indigo157***100+
Dark Naples Ochre184**25-100
Dark Phthalo Green264**25-100
Dark Red225**25-100
Dark Sepia175***100+
Deep Cobalt Green158***100+
Deep Red223**25-100
Deep Scarlet Red219**25-100
Delft Blue141***100+
Earth Green172**25-100
Earth Green Yellowish168**25-100
Emerald Green163***100+
Fuchsia123**25-100
Gold250***100+
Grass Green166***100+
Green Gold268***100+
Helio Turquoise155***100+
Helioblue-Reddish151***100+
Hooker's Green159***100+
Indanthrene Blue247***100+
Indian Red192**25-100
Ivory103***100+
Juniper Green165***100+
Leaf Green112***100+
Light Cadmium Red117***100+
Light Cadmium Yellow105**25-100
Light Chrome Yellow106**25-100
Light Cobalt Turquoise154*8-25
Light Flesh132**25-100
Light Green171***100+
Light Magenta119*8-25
Light Phthalo Blue145**25-100
Light Phthalo Green162**25-100
Light Purple Pink128**25-100
Light Red-Violet135*8-25
Light Ultramarine140***100+
Light Yellow Glaze104***100+
Light Yellow Ochre183**25-100
Madder142**25-100
Magenta133**25-100
Manganese Violet160*8-25
Mauve249**25-100
May Green170**25-100
Medium Flesh131***100+
Middle Cadmium Red217**25-100
Middle Phthalo Blue152***100+
Middle Purple Pink125**25-100
Naples Yellow185**25-100
Nougat178***100+
Olive Green Yellowish173**25-100
Orange Glaze113*8-25
Pale Geranium Lake121**25-100
Payne's Grey181***100+
Permanent Carmine126**25-100
Permanent Green266***100+
Permanent Green Olive167***100+
Phthalo Blue110***100+
Phthalo Green161***100+
Pine Green267***100+
Pink Carmine127**25-100
Pink Madder Lake129**25-100
Pompeian Red191**25-100
Prussian Blue246***100+
Purple Violet136**25-100
Raw Umber180**25-100
Red-Violet194*8-25
Rose Carmine124**25-100
Sanguine188***100+
Scarlet Red118**25-100
Silver251***100+
Sky Blue146***100+
Terracotta186**25-100
Ultramarine120**25-100
Van Dyck Brown176**25-100
Venetian Red190**25-100
Violet138**25-100
Walnut Brown177***100+
Warm Grey I270***100+
Warm Grey II271***100+
Warm Grey III272***100+
Warm Grey IV273***100+
Warm Grey V274***100+
Warm Grey VI275***100+
White101***100+

Faber-Castell PITT pastel Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Faber-Castel FC112160 Pitt Pastel Pencils in A Metal Tin (60 Pack), Assorted

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Alizarin Crimson226*8-25
Bistre179**25-100
Black199***100+
Bluish Turquoise149***100+
Brown Ochre182**25-100
Burnt Carmine193*8-25
Burnt Ochre187**25-100
Burnt Siena283***100+
Burnt Umber280***100+
Caput Mortuum169***100+
Chromium Green Opaque174*8-25
Cinnamon189***100+
Cobalt Blue143***100+
Cobalt Green156***100+
Cobalt Turquoise153***100+
Cold Grey I230***100+
Cold Grey IV233***100+
Cream102***100+
Dark Chrome Yellow109**25-100
Dark Indigo157***100+
Dark Naples Ochre184***100+
Dark Red225***100+
Dark Sepia175***100+
Earth Green172***100+
Earth Green Yellowish168*8-25
Helio Turquoise155**25-100
Helioblue-Reddish151***100+
Hooker's Green159*25-100
Indian Red192***100+
Ivory103**25-100
Juniper Green165*8-25
Light Chrome Yellow106***100+
Light Flesh132***100+
Light Ultramarine140***100+
Light Yellow Glaze104***100+
Light Yellow Ochre183*8-25
Manganese Violet160***100+
May Green170*8-25
Medium Flesh131***100+
Naples Yellow185**25-100
Olive Green Yellowish173*8-25
Orange Glaze113**25-100
Payne's Grey181***100+
Permanent Green Olive167*8-25
Pine Green267*8-25
Pink Carmine127*8-25
Pompeian Red191***100+
Raw Umber180**25-100
Red-Violet194*8-25
Rose Carmine124*8-25
Sanguine188***100+
Scarlet Red118*8-25
Terracotta186***100+
Van Dyck Brown176***100+
Venetian Red190***100+
Violet138**25-100
Walnut Brown177***100+
Warm Grey I270***100+
Warm Grey IV273***100+
White101***100+

Faber-Castell Polychromos Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Faber-Castell Polychromos Artists' Color Pencils - Tin of 60 Colors - Premium Quality Artist Pencils

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Alizarin Crimson226**25-100
Bistre179**25-100
Black199***100+
Blue Violet137***100+
Bluish Turquoise149***100+
Burnt Carmine193***100+
Burnt Siena283***100+
Burnt Umber280***100+
Cadmium Orange111***100+
Cadmium Yellow107***100+
Cadmium Yellow Lemon205***100+
Caput Mortuum169***100+
Caput Mortuum Violet263***100+
Chrome Oxide Green278***100+
Chrome Oxide Green Fiery276***100+
Chromium Green Opaque174***100+
Cinnamon189***100+
Cobalt Blue143***100+
Cobalt Blue-Greenish144***100+
Cobalt Green156***100+
Cobalt Turquoise153***100+
Cold Grey I230***100+
Cold Grey I231***100+
Cold Grey II232***100+
Cold Grey III233***100+
Cold Grey IV234***100+
Cold Grey V235***100+
Cold Grey VI181***100+
Copper252***100+
Cream102***100+
Crimson134**25-100
Dark Cadmium Orange115***100+
Dark Cadmium Yellow108***100+
Dark Chrome Yellow109***100+
Dark Flesh130***100+
Dark Indigo157***100+
Dark Phthalo Green264***100+
Dark Red225***100+
Dark Sepia175***100+
Deep Cobalt Green158***100+
Deep Red223**25-100
Deep Scarlet Red219***100+
Delft Blue141***100+
Earth Green172***100+
Earth Green Yellowish168***100+
Emerald Green163***100+
Fuchsia123**25-100
Gold250***100+
Grass Green166***100+
Green Gold268***100+
Helio Turquoise155***100+
Helioblue-Reddish151***100+
Hooker's Green159***100+
Indanthrene Blue247***100+
Ivory103***100+
Juniper Green165***100+
Leaf Green112***100+
Light Cadmium Red117***100+
Light Cadmium Yellow105***100+
Light Chrome Yellow106***100+
Light Cobalt Turquoise154**25-100
Light Flesh132***100+
Light Green171***100+
Light Magenta119**25-100
Light Phthalo Blue145**25-100
Light Phthalo Green162**25-100
Light Purple Pink128**25-100
Light Red-Violet135**25-100
Light Ultramarine140***100+
Light Yellow Glaze104***100+
Light Yellow Ochre183**25-100
Madder142***100+
Magenta133***100+
Manganese Violet160**25-100
Mauve249***100+
May Green170***100+
Medium Flesh131***100+
Middle Cadmium Red217***100+
Middle Phthalo Blue152***100+
Middle Purple Pink125**25-100
Nougat178***100+
Olive Green Yellowish173***100+
Orange Glaze113***100+
Pale Geranium Lake121***100+
Permanent Carmine126***100+
Permanent Green266***100+
Permanent Green Olive167***100+
Phthalo Blue110***100+
Phthalo Green161***100+
Pine Green267***100+
Pink Carmine127**25-100
Pink Madder Lake129**25-100
Pompeian Red191***100+
Prussian Blue246***100+
Purple Violet136**25-100
Red-Violet194***100+
Rose Carmine124***100+
Scarlet Red118***100+
Silver251***100+
Sky Blue146***100+
Ultramarine120***100+
Violet138**25-100
Walnut Brown177***100+
Warm Grey I270***100+
Warm Grey III272***100+
Warm Grey III271***100+
Warm Grey IV273***100+
Warm Grey V274***100+
Warm Grey VI275***100+
White101***100+

Holbein Artist Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
AmethystOP 446*8-25
Antique SilverOP 650***100+
Apple GreenOP 251***100+
ApricotOP 131*8-25
AquaOP 323**25-100
Ash RoseOP 076**25-100
Autumn LeafOP 059***100+
AzaleaOP 448**25-100
BeigeOP 173**25-100
BlackOP 510***100+
Bordeaux RedOP 469**25-100
Bottle GreenOP 296***100+
BrickOP 097***100+
BronzeOP 620***100+
BrownOP 099***100+
BurgundyOP 080***100+
Burnt SennaOP 057***100+
Burnt UmberOP 180***100+
Cactus GreenOP 292**25-100
Canary YellowOP 147***100+
CarmineOP 042***100+
CarnationOP 031**25-100
CeladonOP 277**25-100
Cerulean BlueOP 335***100+
Charteuse GreenOP 240***100+
Cherry BlossomOP 011**25-100
ChocolateOP 086***100+
CinnamonOP 096***100+
Cobalt BlueOP 347**25-100
Cobalt GreenOP 225**25-100
CocoaOP 098**25-100
Cool Grey #1OP 531**25-100
Cool Grey #2OP 532**25-100
Cool Grey #3OP 533**25-100
Cool Grey #4OP 534**25-100
Cool Grey #5OP 535**25-100
Cool Grey #6OP 536**25-100
CopperOP 630***100+
CoralOP 024**25-100
CorkOP 171**25-100
CosmosOP 437*8-25
CreamOP 127**25-100
CrimsonOP 062***100+
DandelionOP 145***100+
Emerald GreenOP 235***100+
EvergreenOP 254***100+
Fir GreenOP 288***100+
FleshOP 123***100+
Forest GreenOP 267***100+
Forget Me Not BlueOP 326*8-25
Fresh GreenOP 243***100+
FuchsiaOP 436*8-25
GoldOP 600***100+
GrapeOP 481***100+
Holly GreenOP 264**25-100
Horizon BlueOP 312**25-100
Ice GreenOP 228**25-100
IndigoOP 460***100+
IrisOP 443*8-25
IvoryOP 116***100+
Jade GreenOP 227***100+
Jasper GreenOP 294***100+
Jaune BrilliantOP 122**25-100
KhakiOP 194***100+
Lamp BlackOP 511***100+
Lavender BlueOP 328***100+
Leaf GreenOP 291**25-100
LemonOP 149***100+
Lettuce GreenOP 222**25-100
Light RedOP 054***100+
LilacOP 422*8-25
Luminous GreenOP 750N/AN/A
Luminous LemonOP 740N/AN/A
Luminous OperaOP 720N/AN/A
Luminous OrangeOP 730N/AN/A
Luminous RedOP 700N/AN/A
Luminous RoseOP 710N/AN/A
Madder RedOP 052***100+
MagentaOP 449**25-100
MahoganyOP 093***100+
Malachite GreenOP 255***100+
MarigoldOP 142***100+
MauveOP 434**25-100
Mint GreenOP 274**25-100
Misty GrenOP 272**25-100
Moss GreenOP 290**25-100
MustardOP 165**25-100
Naples YellowOP 134**25-100
Navy BlueOP 365**25-100
Olive BrownOP 195***100+
Olive DrabOP 187***100+
Olive GreenOP 189***100+
Olive YellowOP 198***100+
Opal GreenOP 271**25-100
OrangeOP 048***100+
Pale GoldOP 610***100+
PansyOP 440**25-100
PeachOP 120*8-25
Peacock BlueOP 340***100+
Peacock GreenOP 248***100+
PinkOP 022**25-100
Porcelan BlueOP 321**25-100
Prussian BlueOP 368**25-100
Rain UmberOP 184***100+
RaisinOP 486***100+
RoseOP 040***100+
Rose GreyOP 495*8-25
Rose PinkOP 429*8-25
Royal BlueOP 348**25-100
Sake BlueOP 395**25-100
Salmon PinkOP 028*8-25
SandOP 175***100+
Sap GreenOP 262***100+
ScarletOP 044***100+
Sea FogOP 476**25-100
SepiaOP 182***100+
Shell PinkOP 019**25-100
Signal RedOP 043***100+
SilverOP 640***100+
Sky BlueOP 324**25-100
Sky MistOP 371**25-100
Smalt BlueOP 339*8-25
Smoke BlueOP 379**25-100
Soft WhiteOP 501***100+
Spectrum BlueOP 345***100+
Spring GreenOP 242***100+
StrawberryOP 051**25-100
Summer GreenOP 245**25-100
SunflowerOP 143***100+
Surf GreenOP 275**25-100
TanOP 192***100+
TangerineOP 140***100+
Tiger LilyOP 047***100+
Tirton GreenOP 269***100+
Turquoise BlueOP 343***100+
Ultra BlueOP 349**25-100
VermilionOP 046***100+
VioletOP 441**25-100
VirdanOP 247***100+
Warm Grey #1OP 521**25-100
Warm Grey #2OP 522**25-100
Warm Grey #3OP 523**25-100
Warm Grey #4OP 524**25-100
Warm Grey #5OP 525**25-100
Warm Grey #6OP 526**25-100
WhiteOP 500***100+
Willow GreenOP 270**25-100
Wine RedOP 060***100+
WisteraOP 430**25-100
Yellow OchreOP 153***100+

Koh-i-noor Gioconda Soft Pastel Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Koh-I-Noor Gioconda Soft Pastel Pencil Set, 48/Each Packed in Tin, Assorted Colored Pencils (FA8828.48)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Azure Blue9****50-100+
Berlin Blue26****50-100+
Bluish Violet19**5-20
Bone Black12****50-100+
Caput Mortuum Dark30***20-50
Caput Mortuum Light11****50-100+
Carmine5**5-20
Carmine Madder32****50-100+
Chrome Yellow2***20-50
Chromium Oxide Bright16****50-100+
Chromium Oxide Green38****50-100+
Cobalt Blue48****50-100+
Dark Orange40****50-100+
Dark Ultramarine42***20-50
English Red51***20-50
Flesh28****50-100+
Gold Ochre3****50-100+
Grass Green37****50-100+
Hooker's Green31****50-100+
Ice Blue27****50-100+
Indian Red23****50-100+
Lemon Yellow36***20-50
Light Grey35***20-50
Light Ochre14****50-100+
Light Orange22***20-50
Light Ultramarine41****50-100+
Light Vermilion20***20-50
Light Violet15***20-50
Mouse Grey44**5-20
Naples Yellow21****50-100+
Old Rose4***20-50
Olive Green24****50-100+
Olive Green Light39****50-100+
Paris Blue18***20-50
Pearl Grey33****50-100+
Permanent Green Dark8****50-100+
Permanent Green Light7***20-50
Roadeer Brown45****50-100+
Sienna52****50-100+
Sienna Natural46****50-100+
Steel Grey17***20-50
Ultramarine Medium10***20-50
Van Dyke Brown43****50-100+
Vermilion Red47****50-100+
Violet6***20-50
Violet Red34**5-20
Zinc White1***20-50
Zinc Yellow13****50-100+

Koh-i-noor Mondeluz Watercolor Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Koh-i-noor 72 Mondeluz Aquarelle Colored Pencils. 3727

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Apple Green62***20-50
Azure Blue52****50-100+
Beige9**5-20
Bice Green22****50-100+
Black36****50-100+
Blue Green21****50-100+
Blue Violet14**5-20
Bluish Grey34***20-50
Bordeaux-Red8****50-100+
Brown32****50-100+
Brown Ochre74**5-20
Burnt Ochre64***20-50
Burnt Umber68***20-50
Cadmium Orange67**5-20
Canary Yellow43**5-20
Carmine7**5-20
Carmine Red48***20-50
Cherry Red37***20-50
Cobalt Blue17*2-5
Cobalt Dark54**5-20
Cold Grey38***20-50
Cream41**5-20
Dark Blue19****50-100+
Dark Brown33***20-50
Dark Green26****50-100+
Dark Grey70****50-100+
Dark Ochre29****50-100+
Dark Olive Green27***20-50
Dark Orange46****50-100+
Dark Yellow4****50-100+
Delft Blue51**5-20
Emerald Green60***20-50
Gold Ochre28****50-100+
Grass Green25****50-100+
Grass Green Dark59****50-100+
Grey35****50-100+
Ice Blue15***20-50
Indian Red30****50-100+
Indigo Blue56**5-20
Light Blue18****50-100+
Light Brown31****50-100+
Light Carmine73**5-20
Light Green58***20-50
Light Grey69***20-50
Light Orange45**5-20
Light Violet11*2-5
Light Yellow2****50-100+
May Green23****50-100+
Medium Grey71***20-50
Mountain Blue57****50-100+
Naples Yellow44**5-20
Olive Green Light63***20-50
Orange5****50-100+
Orange Yellow42****50-100+
Pea Green24***20-50
Permanent Blue55**5-20
Permanent Violet49**5-20
Pink10*2-5
Prussian Blue20****50-100+
Pthalo Blue53***20-50
Raw Umber66**5-20
Red Violet12*2-5
Sap Green61****50-100+
Scarlet Red47***20-50
Sky Blue16***20-50
Slate Grey72***20-50
Terracotta65***20-50
Vermilion6***20-50
Violet13**5-20
White1***20-50
Windsor Violet50**5-20
Yellow3****50-100+

Koh-i-noor Polycolor Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Koh-I-Noor Polycolor Drawing Pencil Set, 72 Assorted Colored Pencils in Tin, 1 Each (FA3827)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Apple Green62***20-50
Azure Blue52****50-100+
Beige9**5-20
Bice Green22****50-100+
Black36****50-100+
Blue Green21****50-100+
Blue Violet181**5-20
Bluish Grey34***20-50
Bordeaux-Red8****50-100+
Brown32****50-100+
Burnt Ochre64***20-50
Burnt Umber68***20-50
Cadmium Orange67**5-20
Canary Yellow43**5-20
Carmine170***20-50
Carmine Red48***20-50
Cherry Red132***20-50
Cobalt Blue17*2-5
Cobalt Dark54**5-20
Cold Grey38***20-50
Cream41**5-20
Dark Blue19****50-100+
Dark Brown33***20-50
Dark Green26****50-100+
Dark Grey70****50-100+
Dark Ochre29****50-100+
Dark Olive Green27***20-50
Dark Orange456****50-100+
Dark Yellow4****50-100+
Delft Blue182**5-20
Emerald Green60***20-50
Gold40****50-100+
Gold Ochre28****50-100+
Grass Green25****50-100+
Grass Green Dark59****50-100+
Grey35****50-100+
Ice Blue15***20-50
Indian Red30****50-100+
Indigo Blue56**5-20
Light Blue18****50-100+
Light Brown31****50-100+
Light Green58***20-50
Light Grey69***20-50
Light Orange45**5-20
Light Violet177*2-5
Light Yellow2****50-100+
May Green23****50-100+
Medium Grey71***20-50
Mountain Blue57****50-100+
Naples Yellow44**5-20
Olive Green Light63***20-50
Orange5****50-100+
Orange Yellow42****50-100+
Pea Green24***20-50
Permanent Blue55**5-20
Permanent Violet179**5-20
Phthalo Blue53***20-50
Pink131*2-5
Prussian Blue20****50-100+
Raw Umber66**5-20
Red Violet178*2-5
Sap Green61****50-100+
Scarlet Red47***20-50
Silver39****50-100+
Sky Blue16***20-50
Slate Grey72***20-50
Terracotta65***20-50
Vermilion6***20-50
Violet13**5-20
White1***20-50
Windsor Violet180**5-20
Yellow3****50-100+

Koh-i-noor Progresso Woodless Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Koh-I-Noor Progresso Woodless Colored 24-Pencil Set, Assorted Colored Pencils (FA8758.24)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Black12***20-50
Brown11****50-100+
Burnt Sienna22***20-50
Carmine10***20-50
Dark Blue7****50-100+
Dark Green20****50-100+
Dark Violet8**5-20
Dark Yellow13****50-100+
Gold1****50-100+
Hooker's Green5****50-100+
Light Blue6****50-100+
Light Green19***20-50
Light Grey24***20-50
Light Ochre21****50-100+
Light Vermilion9***20-50
Light Violet16*2-5
Light Yellow1****50-100+
Natural Sepia23****50-100+
Orange2****50-100+
Paris Blue18***20-50
Pink14*2-5
Sap Green4****50-100+
Scarlet Lake15**5-20
Silver13****50-100+
Sky Blue17***20-50
White3***20-50

Lyra Rembrandt Aquarell Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

LYRA Rembrandt Aquarell Artists' Colored Pencils, Set of 72 Pencils, Assorted Colors (2011720)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Apple Green70***50-100+
Black99***50-100+
Burnt Ochre87***50-100+
Canary Yellow8*2-12
Dark Carmine26***50-100+
Dark Orange15***50-100+
Dark Sepia75***50-100+
Gold Ochre83**12-50
Lemon Cadmium5***50-100+
Lemon Cadmium7***50-100+
Light Blue47***50-100+
Light Colbat44**12-50
Light Orange13***50-100+
Moss Green68*2-12
Night Green55***50-100+
Pale Geranium Lake21**12-50
Pmpoejan Red91**12-50
Prussian Blue51**12-50
Rose Carmine24**12-50
Sap Green67***50-100+
True Blue48**12-50
Van Dyck Brown76**12-50
Venetian Red90***50-100+
White1**12-50

Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

LYRA Rembrandt Polycolor Art Pencils, Set of 72 Pencils, Assorted Colors (2001720)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Apple Green70***50-100+
Aquamarine54***50-100+
Black99***50-100+
Blue Violet37***50-100+
Brown Ochre82**12-50
Burnt Carmine93***50-100+
Burnt Ochre87***50-100+
Canary Yellow8***50-100+
Cedar Green74***50-100+
Cinnamon89***50-100+
Cold Light Grey95***50-100+
Cream2***50-100+
Dark Carmine26***50-100+
Dark Flesh30***50-100+
Dark Grey98***50-100+
Dark Orange15***50-100+
Dark Sepia75***50-100+
Dark Violet36*2-12
Deep Cobalt43***50-100+
Delft Blue41**12-50
Emerald Green63**12-50
Gold Ochre83**12-50
Grey Green72***50-100+
Hooker's Green59***50-100+
Indian Red92***50-100+
Juniper Green65***50-100+
Lawn Green67***50-100+
Lemon7*2-12
Lemon Cadmium5***50-100+
Light Blue47***50-100+
Light Carmine27***50-100+
Light Chrome6***50-100+
Light Cobalt44**12-50
Light Flesh32***50-100+
Light Geranium21**12-50
Light Green71**12-50
Light Ochre85***50-100+
Light Orange13***50-100+
Light Violet39***50-100+
Magenta34*2-12
Medium Flesh31***50-100+
Medium Grey97***50-100+
Moss Green68*2-12
Night Green55***50-100+
Ochre84**12-50
Olive Green73**12-50
Orange Yellow Deep9***50-100+
Oriental Blue49**12-50
Paris Blue50***50-100+
Peacock Blue53***50-100+
Pink Madder Lake29***50-100+
Pompejan Red91**12-50
Prussian Blue51**12-50
Purple94**12-50
Raw Umber80***50-100+
Red Violet35**12-50
Rose Carmine24**12-50
Rose Madder Lake28**12-50
Scarlet Lake18***50-100+
Sea Green58***50-100+
Silver Grey96**12-50
Sky Blue46***50-100+
True Blue48**12-50
True Green62**12-50
Van Dyck Brown76**12-50
Venetian Red90***50-100+
Vermilion17***50-100+
Vine Red33***50-100+
Violet38***50-100+
Viridian61***50-100+
White1**12-50
Yellow4***50-100+

Prismacolor Art Stix Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Prismacolor 2165 Premier Art Stix Woodless Colored Pencils, 48-Count

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Apple GreenAS1912V0-2
AquamarineAS1905III15-50
BlackAS1935I100+
Blush PinkAS1928V0-2
Burnt OchreAS1943I100+
Canary YellowAS1916III15-50
Carmine RedAS1926II50-100
ChartreuseAS1989II50-100
Colorless (Blender)AS0000I100+
CreamAS1914II50-100
Crimson RedAS1924II50-100
Dark BrownAS1946I100+
Dark GreenAS1908I100+
Dark UmberAS1947I100+
GoldenrodAS2034I100+
Grass GreenAS1909II50-100
Indigo BlueAS1901II50-100
Lemon YellowAS1915I100+
Light PeachAS1927I100+
LilacAS1956V0-2
Lt. Cerulean BlueAS1904V0-2
MagentaAS1930IV2-15
Metallic GoldAS1950II50-100
Metallic SilverAS1949I100+
MulberryAS1995V0-2
Non-Photo BlueAS1919III15-50
Olive GreenAS1911II50-100
OrangeAS1918V0-2
Pale VermilionAS1921III15-50
Parma VioletAS2008V0-2
PeachAS1939II50-100
Peacock BlueAS2027III15-50
Peacock GreenAS1907I100+
PinkAS1929IV2-15
Process RedAS1994V0-2
Scarlet LakeAS1922II50-100
Sienna BrownAS1945I100+
Spanish OrangeAS2003I100+
Spring GreenAS1913III15-50
Terra CottaAS1944I100+
True BlueAS1903III15-50
True GreenAS1910II50-100
Tuscan RedAS1937IV2-15
UltramarineAS1902V0-2
VioletAS1932III15-50
Violet BlueAS1933V0-2
WhiteAS1938I100+
Yellow OchreAS1942I100+
Yellowed OrangeAS2002V0-2

Prismacolor Premier Softcore Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils, Soft Core, 72 Pack

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Apple GreenPC912V0-2
AquamarinePC905III15-50
ArtichokePC1098I100+
BeigePC997I100+
Beige SiennaPC1080II50-100
BlackPC935I100+
Black CherryPC1078I100+
Black GrapePC996II50-100
Black RaspberryPC1095I100+
Blue LakePC1102V0-2
Blue SlatePC1024V0-2
Blue Violet LakePC1079V0-2
Blush PinkPC928V0-2
BronzePC1028I100+
Burnt OchrePC943I100+
Cadmium OrangePC118II50-100
Canary YellowPC916III15-50
Caribbean SeaPC1103V0-2
Carmine RedPC926II50-100
Celadon GreenPC1020III15-50
Cerulean BluePC103III15-50
ChartreusePC989II50-100
ChestnutPC1081II50-100
China BluePC1100IV2-15
ChocolatePC1082I100+
Clay RosePC1017IV2-15
Cloud BluePC1023III15-50
Cobalt Blue HuePC133I100+
Colbalt TurquoisePC1050II50-100
ColdenrodPC1034I100+
Colorless (Blender)PC1077I100+
Cool Grey 10%PC1059I100+
Cool Grey 20%PC1060I100+
Cool Grey 30%PC1061I100+
Cool Grey 50%PC1063II50-100
Cool Grey 70%PC1065I100+
Cool Grey 90%PC1067I100+
Copenhagen BluePC906III15-50
CreamPC914II50-100
Crimson LakePC925I100+
Crimson RedPC924II50-100
Dahlia PurplePC1009V0-2
Dark BrownPC946I100+
Dark GreenPC908I100+
Dark PurplePC931IV2-15
Dark UmberPC947I100+
Deco PeachPC1013IV2-15
Deco PinkPC1014IV2-15
Deco YellowPC1011IV2-15
Denim BluePC1101III15-50
Dioxazine Purple HuePC132II50-100
EggshellPC140I100+
Electric BluePC1040III15-50
EspressoPC1099I100+
French Grey 10%PC1068I100+
French Grey 20%PC1069I100+
French Grey 30%PC1070I100+
French Grey 50%PC1072I100+
French Grey 70%PC1074I100+
French Grey 90%PC1076I100+
Ginger RootPC1084II50-100
Grass GreenPC909II50-100
Green OchrePC1091I100+
Grey Green LightPC289I100+
Greyed LavenderPC1026III15-50
HennaPC1031I100+
Hot PinkPC993V0-2
Imperial VioletPC1007V0-2
Indanthrone BluePC208II50-100
Indigo BluePC901II50-100
Jade GreenPC1021I100+
JasminePC1012II50-100
Kelly GreenPC1096I100+
Kelp GreenPC1090II50-100
LavenderPC934V0-2
Lemon YellowPC915I100+
Light AquaPC992III15-50
Light GreenPC920III15-50
Light PeachPC927I100+
Light UmberPC941I100+
LilacPC956V0-2
LimepeelPC1005V0-2
Lt. Cerulean BluePC904V0-2
MagentaPC930IV2-15
Mahogany RedPC1029IV2-15
Marine GreenPC988III15-50
Mediterranean BluePC1022II50-100
Metallic GoldPC950II50-100
Metallic SilverPC949I100+
Mineral OrangePC1033I100+
Moss GreenPC1097IV2-15
MulberryPC995V0-2
Muted TurquoisePC1088III15-50
Neon OrangePC1036V0-2
Neon PinkPC1038V0-2
Neon YellowPC1035V0-2
NetarPC1092I100+
Non-Photo BluePC919III15-50
Olive GreenPC911II50-100
OrangePC918V0-2
Pale SagePC1089V0-2
Pale VermilionPC921III15-50
Parma VioletPC1008V0-2
Parrot GreenPC1006I100+
PeachPC939II50-100
Peach BeigePC1085III15-50
Peacock BluePC1027III15-50
Peacock GreenPC907I100+
PeriwinklePC1025V0-2
Permanent RedPC122I100+
PinkPC929IV2-15
Pink RosePC1018IV2-15
PomegranatePC195I100+
Poppy RedPC922V0-2
Powder BluePC1087I100+
Process RedPC994V0-2
Prussian GreenPC109I100+
Punpkin OrangePC1032II50-100
Putty BeigePC1063III15-50
RaspberryPC1030III15-50
Rosy BeigePC1019III15-50
Salmon PinkPC1001V0-2
SandPC940II50-100
Sandbar BrownPC1094I100+
Sap Green LightPC120I
Scarlet LakePC923II50-100
Seashell PinkPC1093III15-50
SepiaPC948I100+
Sienna BrownPC945I100+
Sky Blue LightPC1086III15-50
Slate GreyPC936II50-100
Spanish OrangePC1003I100+
Spring GreenPC913III15-50
Sunburst YellowPC917IV2-15
Terra CottaPC944I100+
True BluePC903III15-50
True GreenPC910II50-100
Tuscan RedPC937IV2-15
UltramarinePC902V0-2
VioletPC932III15-50
Violet BluePC933V0-2
Warm Grey 10%PC1050I100+
Warm Grey 20%PC1051I100+
Warm Grey 30%PC1052I100+
Warm Grey 50%PC1054I100+
Warm Grey 70%PC1056I100+
Warm Grey 90%PC1058I100+
WhitePC938I100+
Yellow ChartreusePC1004I100+
Yellow OchrePC942I100+
Yellowed OrangePC1002V0-2

Prismacolor Verithin Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Prismacolor Premier Verithin Colored Pencils, Assorted Colors, 36 Pencils, Pack of 1 Box (2428)

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Apple Green2438III15-50
Aquamarine2436II50-100
Black2456I100+
Canary Yellow2431II50-100
Cool Grey 70%2455II50-100
Crimson Red2450III15-50
Dahlia Purple2459V0-2
Dark Brown2452I100+
Dark Umber2463I100+
Deco Pink2447V0-2
Goldenrod2462II50-100
Grass Green2437I100+
Indigo Blue2443III15-50
Lemon Yellow2432I100+
Light Peach2464II50-100
Lt. Cerulean Blue2444V0-2
Magenta2466V0-2
Metallic Gold2461I100+
Metallic Silver2460I100+
Non-Photo Blue2468III15-50
Olive Green2440IV2-15
Orange2435V0-2
Pale Vermilion750V0-2
Parma Violet2446IV2-15
Peacock Blue2442III15-50
Peacock Green2439I100+
Poppy Red2649V0-2
Process Red2448V0-2
Pumpkin Orange2434II50-100
Red/Blue2456II/III15-100
Spanish Orange2433II50-100
Terra Cotta2451I100+
True Blue2465III15-50
True Green2458III15-50
Tuscan Red2453III15-50
Ultramarine2441V0-2
Violet2445IV2-15
Violet Blue2467V0-2
Warm Grey 20%2430I100+
White2429I100+

Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Prismacolor Premier Color Pencils | Water-Soluble Color Pencil Set, Assorted Colors, 36 Count

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Black4017II50-100
Blush Pink4063II50-100
Canary Yellow4018I100+
Carmine Red4028II50-100
Cool Grey 50%4068II50-100
Copenhagen Blue4034III15-50
Cream4033III15-50
Crimson Red4019II50-100
Dark Brown4035I100+
Dark Green4037I100+
Dark Umber1733161I100+
French Grey 20%4074I100+
Goldenrod4070II50-100
Grass Green4026II50-100
Indigo Blue4021III15-50
Light Peach4031I100+
Lilac4069V0-2
Mulberry4073IV2-15
Non-Photo Blue4022IV2-15
Olive Green4041III15-50
Orange4032V0-2
Parrot Green4071I100+
Peacock Blue4072II50-100
Pink4053V0-2
Poppy Red4029II50-100
Sienna Brown4042II50-100
Spanish Orange4075III15-50
Spring Green4058II50-100
Sunburst Yellow4046I100+
Terra Cotta4027I100+
True Blue4025IV2-15
True Green4020III15-50
Ultramarine4024V0-2
Violet4051V0-2
Violet Blue4047V0-2
White4016I100+

Stabilo CarbOthello Pastel Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Stabilo Carbothello Pastel Pencil, 60-Color Set

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Bister635***15-50
Burnt Ochre620**50-100
Burnt Sienna670***15-50
Burnt Umber625***15-50
Caput Mortuum Red645*****0-2
Caput Mortuum Violet640*****0-2
Caput Mortuum Violet Light642*****0-2
Carmine Red310****2-15
Carmine Red Deep325**50-100
Carmine Red Milddle311****2-15
Cobalt Blue425**50-100
Cold Grey 1720*****0-2
Cold Grey 2722*****0-2
Cold Grey 3724*****0-2
Cold Grey 4726*****0-2
Cyan Blue450***15-50
Dark Flesh Tint680*****0-2
Dark Ochre615***15-50
Emerald Green530***15-50
Emerald Green Light545*100+
English Red Deep655*****0-2
French Red Ochre675*****0-2
Golden Ochre690***15-50
Golden Ochre Light692***15-50
Grey White110*****0-2
Indian Yellow215***15-50
Ivory105*****0-2
Lamp Black760***15-50
Leaf Green575****2-15
Leaf Green Deep595****2-15
Leaf Green Middle570***15-50
Leaf Green Pale560****2-15
Light Flesh Tint681*****0-2
Light Ochre685*****0-2
Magenta335N/AN/A
Naples Yellow695***15-50
Neutral Black750*****0-2
Neutral Yellow205****2-15
Olive Green585*100+
Orange221***15-50
Orange Yellow210****2-15
Parisian Blue400*100+
Payne's Grey770***15-50
Prussian Blue390*100+
Purple330**50-100
Raw Umber610***15-50
Sky Blue440***15-50
Titanium/White1400/100*****0-2
Turquoise Blue460****2-15
Ultramarine Blue405*100+
Ultramarine Blue Light435*****0-2
Ultramarine Blue Middle430*****0-2
Vermilion Red Tone305****2-15
Violet Deep385N/AN/A
Violet Light365N/AN/A
Viridian Matt590***15-50
Warm Grey 1700*****0-2
Warm Grey 3704*****0-2
Warm Grey 4706*****0-2
Warm Grey 5708*****0-2

Stabilo Original Colored Pencils Lightfast Ratings

Premium Colouring Pencil - STABILO Original Metal Box of 38 assorted colours

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ColorColor CodeLightfast RatingApproximate Longevity (Years)
Azure Blue Dark87-410***15-50
Bister87-635**2-15
Blue Violet Dark87-380*0-2
Burned Umbra87-625***15-50
Burned Umbra Reddish87-630*0-2
Carmine Red Dark87-325*0-2
Chromium Oxide Dark87-520****50-100
Cold Grey 5k87-728*****100+
Cyan Blue87-450***15-50
Emerald Green87-530*****100+
English Red Dark87-655***15-50
Flesh Orange87-355N/AN/A
Gold87-810****50-100
Indian Yellow87-215****50-100
Indian Yellow Dark87-220***15-50
Leaf Green Dark87-595*0-2
Lemon Yellow87-200*****100+
Madder Pink Light87-350N/AN/A
Medium Violet87-641*0-2
Neutral Black87-750*****100+
Neutral Yellow87-205*****100+
Olive Green87-585***15-50
Orange Red87-235****50-100
Permanent Red87-300****50-100
Permanent Red Dark87-315****50-100
Prussian Blue87-390****50-100
Red and Blue87-815N/AN/A
Red Violet87-340*0-2
Signal Violet Dark87-385*0-2
Silver87-805****50-100
Terra Di Siena87-685***15-50
Titanium White87-100*****100+
Turquoise87-470**2-15
Turquoise Bluish87-460**2-15
Ultramarine Blue87-405*0-2
Ultramarine Medium87-430N/AN/A
Vermilion87-305***15-50
Vermilion Green Dark87-575****50-100
Warmgrey87-708*****100+

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