Product description: these prismacolor colored pencils are artists' quality for every level of expertise. Pencils contain high quality pigments for a rich color saturation and feature soft, thick cores which create a smooth color lay-down for superior blending and shading and the thick leads resist breakage. Other features include soft, thick cores for superior blending and shading, and a color coded woodcasing for easy identification. The soft cores also resist breaking. Designed with professional artist quality for every level of expertise, these pencils come in an assorted set of 48, and include a convenient tin case. What's in the box: set of 48 assorted prismacolor premier colored woodcase pencils, and tin case | soft, thick cores are perfect for shading and shadows lightfast, richly saturated pigments ultra-smooth, even color laydown 48 premium colored pencils sharpener designed specifically for colored pencils, easy to use and easy to clean.