A very welcome package just arrived – the first set in Felissimo’s 500 Color pencil series!
As befits such a set, the packaging itself is attractive and noteworthy:
The theme is red. Twenty-five shades of red!
The only printed material was an index sheet in Japanese:
The colourful lineup does not disappoint.
The pencils have some very imaginative names.
I’m not sure how well the translation holds up.
On a Holbein 33YK-2 Multi-Drawing sketch book, the spectrum amazes:
The series sells worldwide for $US33 per 25 pencils, including delivery via Japan Post EMS, which is an air mail signature-required service. If you even occasionally order pencils online, you’ll know that this is a great price.
I can’t wait for the next 475 pencils!