Derwent Metallic Pencils Derwent Metallic Pencils
Add some sparkle to your pictures with these highly reflective Derwent Metallic Pencils
  • Best used on dark backgrounds
  • Use to add brilliant highlights and definitions
  • Create interesting line & wash effects
Derwent's Carole Gordon's Top Tips
On black paper
  • Make a colour chart on black paper to show the metallic sheen of the colour to best advantage.
  • Layer two colours over each other to create a third colour.
  • Use the Silver to create shimmering highlights.

    On white paper
  • Make a colour chart on white paper to see the subtle differences in colours.
  • Add water to the dry pencils to create a watercolour effect.
  • Merge two wet colours together to make a third colour.
  • Create textured effects by flicking tiny shards from the tip of a dry pencil with a craft knife onto wet paper.
  • Lay dry colour over a dried wash of the same colour to give deeper tones.
  • Draw into wet colour with a dry pencil to create interesting effects.