Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils are made with superior pigments of unsurpassed light-fastness and brilliance. Thick leads are smudgeproof and water-resistant. Intense colors go on smooth. They are break resistant, waterproof and non-smudge pencils and are color matched to all other Faber-Castell lines. Colors include white, cadmium yellow, dark cadmium orange, deep scarlet red, magenta, light ultramarine, phthalo blue, emerald green, light green, burnt ochre, walnut brown and black.