Caran d'Ache

Caran d’Ache has a special link to the worlds of design, painting and writing: its name is a reference to the most important tool in drawing.   From its earliest days in 1915 and the official opening of the company in 1924 by Arnold Schweitzer, Caran d’Ache’s development has reflected its passion for the most beautiful materials.
  • Caran d'Ache Supracolor Soft Aquarelle
    Supracolor Soft Aquarelle pencils offer a huge range of water-soluble colour leads in 120 finely nuanced shades. Designed for every creative profession, the Supracolor Soft range offers a wide variety of applications thanks to intensely luminous colours and excellent covering power. While designed for large, broad works, the soft, large-diameter 3.8 mm leads are nevertheless extremely robust and display exemplary lightfastness, while their colour opacity and pigment quality ensures long-lasting use. Pencil drawings can thus be faded out, blended with fingertips, textured by rubbing the lead on a piece of sandpaper or used as watercolours. The body of the pencils is completely varnished and sheathed in a glossy colour corresponding to the colour of the lead. Supracolor Soft pencils are designed and manufactured in the Geneva workshops of Caran d’Ache according to the quality standards of the Swiss Made label and in line with eco-friendly standards a... more »
  • Caran d'Ache Prismalo Aquarelle NZD $2.90
    The first colour pencil with a water-soluble lead ever designed, Prismalo revolutionised the art of drawing and illustration from the moment it was invented in 1931 in the Caran d’Ache workshops. This marked the start of a long and successful story of colour, in which a straight line could now be freely transformed into a watercolour, breathing endless life into drawing. Prismalo colour pencils are appreciated internationally due to the quality of their leads, which are highly resistant and fine, as well as to the high pigment density of the 80 luminous hues composing the range. For decades, these exceptional colour pencils have been shining ambassadors for the Geneva-based Maison’s indomitable spirit of innovation as well as its expertise. They have achieved truly iconic status and magnified both the name of Caran d’Ache and the Swiss Made quality label. Captivated by these many virtues, designers, illustrators and budding artists can indulge themselves ... more »
  • Caran d'Ache Pablo NZD $3.50
    Designed by the Maison Caran d’Ache for artists and design enthusiasts, Pablo permanent pencils match the superior quality required for colour drawings, while the precision of Pablo leads is ideally suited to realist drawing. The dry, 3.8 mm diameter leads, based on a formula ensuring exceptionally high covering power and creating no powder whatsoever, offer one of the widest existing colour ranges with its 120 nuances. Artists, technical designers and professional teachers can rely on the exemplary lightfastness of the leads, as well as their perfect opacity. The covering power of Pablo colour pencils enables easy usage on a large number of backgrounds, ranging from variously textured paper and cardboard to wooden panels. Shaded, mixed and layered colours express themselves through the thick, velvety matter of permanent pencils. The bodies of the pencils are completely varnished and sealed with a shiny colour that corresponds to the colour of the ... more »
  • Caran d'Ache Neopastel Set of 24 NZD $89.95
  • Caran d'Ache Neocolor II Watersoluble Crayon Sets
  • Caran d'Ache Neocolor II Watersoluble Crayons
  • Caran d'Ache Neopastel Crayons
    Neopastels are professional quality oil pastels with superb smoothness and blendability. These pastels are absolutely dustless. They are made from permanent pigments that are equally suited to intense coloring, delicate shading, and subtle transition of hue. Individual pastels measure 62mm × 9mm.... more »

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  • Prepaid A4 Satchel (nationwide): $5 per order
  • Local (North Shore): $5.50 per order *
  • Shorthaul (within 150kms): $7.50 per order *
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  • South Island: $10.40 per order *

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