These Faber-Castell Watercolour Pencils contain rich, watersoluble leads which can be used to draw, colour and paint to create watercolour works of art. The set includes a variety of colours and a Paintbrush so you'll be able to get started right away. Each pencil has a thick 3.3 mm lead. They're perfect for use on a variety of paper types to create your own masterpieces. The leads are watersoluble so you can create your own unique shades and effects by painting over them with water. Each pencil has a hexagonal barrel to be more comfortable to hold.