Sanford's Prismacolor Premier colored pencil set comes in 48 amazing colors. The multitude of colors it has to offer make it fun and easy to work with. Gradations in each color allow for detailed work using many shades of one color, or a rainbow of contrast. Soft cores make for easy blending and shading. You can now add layer upon layer of color! Each color is rich and has its own distinctive flavor. What's more, this set works with various mediums: it can color on sketch paper, watercolor paper, vellum, mat board, and more. It comes in an easy-to-carry flat, thin tin box which stays closed without extra effort on your part. You can easily bring these pencils on a road trip or a plane, to school, or outside. The quality and size of the box are ideal for keeping your pencils safe and organized.