Cretacolor Megacolor are lightfast, highly pigmented, professional quality, Fine Art coloured pencils with the thickest possible lead - 6.4 mm. They are especially suitable for colouring large surfaces but also for fine details using when sharpened to a point. The soft, rich, slightly waxy colour laydown is perfect for shading and can be intermixed to produce numerous, intermediate tones. All 36 colours are rated at LF1 or LF2 for maximum lightfastness. They are perfectly matched to the Cretacolor Karmina range.