Faber Castell was established in 1761in Stein, Germany by furniture maker Kaspar Faber who had begun to make pencils in his spare time in 1730. Faber Castell is not only one of the oldest manufacturers of pens, pencils and art supplies but is one of the worlds largest, making some 2.4 billon pencils each year. A marriage further down the line joined Faber and A.W Castell giving us Faber Castell and the company has now been in the Faber family for eight generations. Faber Castell produces some of the finest Artists Pencil ranges and luxury pens and pencils for writing. Faber Castell’s products are packed with high quality artist’s pigments giving their pencils superb light fastness. Their unique colour matching system allows for reliable mixed media application. Whether you are using Albrecht Durer Watercolour Pencils or Pitt Artist’s Pens, all colours will match across the ranges. Faber Castell continues to be one of the strongest Pencil brands on the market.
Pullingers stock many of your favourite Faber Castell drawing products. The classic Faber Castell 9000 Black Lead Pencil continues to be a favourite of artists, designers and students and the PITT Pastel Pencils are particularly popular due to their good number of earthier tones, perfect for both landscape and portrait pastel drawing. Use Faber Castell Albrecht Durer Watercolour Pencils to achieve watercolour effects with ease. Faber Castell Polychromos Artists Colour Pencils have extremely soft oil based leads and are extremely popular. Smooth to use and resistant to smudging, they can be used on paper, card, wood and fabrics. The Faber Castell Pitt Artists Pens are acid free, lightfast and waterproof. Pitt Pens come in black, sepia and sanguine and are ideal for students, artists and watercolour artists. The flexible brush tip on the Pitt Artists Brush Pen gives a fluid line. Faber Castell Pitt Pen are ideal for illustration, Manga and comics, card making, scrap booking as well as sketching and graphic design. Our Faber Castell ranges are available in a variety of sets and wooden gift boxes. For the finest quality colour pencils choose Faber Castell.