From the makers of Premier Prismacolor Pencils these lower priced pencils have a smooth, creamy texture and strong, break-resistant 3.3mm leads specially formulated for students and aspiring artists. The leads are harder than Premier Prismacolor Pencils, yet they still retain excellent color intensity and layering ability. Leads are not as hard as Prismacolor Verithin pencils. Richly pigmented colors can be blended. 288 pencil set includes 12 colors and 6 pencil sharpeners. 7" long. AP Seal, non-toxic, PMA approved.