Coloring Pencils/Pens/Markers Product Reviews

Rare Faber Castell Polychromos Pencils – Pencils You Can Substitute



Faber Castell Polychromos used to come in a large set size of 100 colored pencils. This set was replaced with a set of 120 colored pencils by Faber Castell where 23 new colors were introduced. Three colors were reitred being Soft Black, Light Violet and Light Blue. Those pencils are very difficult to come by nowadays.

I have the Faber Castell Polychromos Light Violet and Light Blue. After going through a number of my pencil sets, it seems that there are some pencils from other brands that are similar or could be tinted to look similar to the Light Violet and Light Blue Polychromos pencils.

You can see my swatch below and in my video above, I give my top three pencils you can substitute for these colors.

Happy coloring x

About the author


I'm Lea and I love everything to do with coloring! If it is a coloring book, a poster or even a bookmark that you can color in, I'm all over it. Of course, a girl has to have some pencils, markers, gelly rolls, pastels and what not to make those pictures pretty and I love those as well.

Whilst my coloring style lacks skill, I am enthusiastic and focused on enjoying the moment and having fun.

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