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Old 08-12-2001, 02:05 PM
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Post Prismacolor Reference

I will start off by saying this will be a rather lengthy post, but I hope some find it helpful, and I hope those with other brands of colored pencils might do the same for us (In another thread, please! LOL)

I did up 2 reference sheets for Prismacolors, one on black and one on white. I will add them to this post. I have also sorted all the colors by manufacturer's number, as well as by the name of the color. This is in case you want to know what a base color looks like, you can reference these charts. I know the limitations of the computer, and that everyone's monitors are set slightly different, but I thought it would be a good place to begin with at least . The charts are done using a "medium" type pressure/color saturation.

Here are the full line of Prismacolors on Black cardstock:


Here are the full line of Prismacolors on White Strathmore Bristol:


Here are the numbers with the corresponding colors:
901 Indigo Blue
902 Ultramarine
903 True Blue
904 Light Cerulean Blue
905 Aquamarine
906 Copenhagen Blue
907 Peacock Green
908 Dark Green
909 Grass Green
910 True Green
911 Olive Green
912 Apple Green
913 Spring Green
914 Cream
915 Lemon Yellow
916 Canary Yellow
917 Sunburst Yellow
918 Orange
919 Non Photo Blue
920 Light Green
921 Pale Vermillion
922 Poppy Red
923 Scarlet Lake
924 Crimson Red
925 Crimson Lake
926 Carmine Red
927 Light Peach
928 Blush Pink
929 Pink
930 Magenta
931 Dark Purple
932 Violet
933 Violet Blue
934 Lavender
935 Black
936 Slate Grey
937 Tuscan Red
938 White
939 Peach
940 Sand
941 Light Umber
942 Yellow Ochre
943 Burnt Ochre
944 Terra Cotta
945 Sienna Brown
946 Dark Brown
947 Dark Umber
948 Sepia
949 Metallic Silver
950 Metallic Gold
956 Lilac
988 Marine Green
989 Chartreuse
992 Light Aqua
993 Hot Pink
994 Process Red
995 Mulberry
996 Black Grape
997 Beige
1001 Salmon Pink
1002 Yellowed Orange
1003 Spanish Orange
1004 Yellow Chartreuse
1005 Limepeel
1006 Parrot Green
1007 Imperial Violet
1008 Parma Violet
1009 Dahila Purple
1010 Deco Orange
1011 Deco Yellow
1012 Jasmine
1013 Deco Peach
1014 Deco Pink
1015 Deco Blue
1016 Deco Aqua
1017 Clay Rose
1018 Pink Rose
1019 Rosy Beige
1020 Celadon Green
1021 Jade Green
1022 Mediterranean Blue
1023 Cloud Blue
1024 Blue Slate
1025 Periwinkle
1026 Grayed Lavender
1027 Peacock Blue
1028 Bronze
1029 Mahogany Red
1030 Raspberry
1031 Henna
1032 Pumpkin Orange
1033 Mineral Orange
1034 Golden Red
1035 Neon Yellow
1036 Neon Orange
1037 Neon Red
1038 Neon Pink
1039 Neon Green
1040 Electric Blue
1041 Steel
1050 Warm Grey 10%
1051 Warm Grey 20%
1052 Warm Grey 30%
1054 Warm Grey 50%
1056 Warm Grey 70%
1058 Warm Grey 90%
1059 Cool Grey 10%
1060 Cool Grey 20%
1061 Cool Grey 30%
1063 Cool Grey 50%
1065 Cool Grey 70%
1067 Cool Grey 90%
1068 French Grey 10%
1069 French Grey 20%
1070 French Grey 30%
1082 French Grey 50%
1074 French Grey 70%
1076 French Grey 90%
1078 Black Cherry
1079 Blue Violet Lake

Here is an alphabetical listing of the colors and their corresponding numbers:
Apple Green 912
Aquamarine 905
Beige 997
Black 935
Black Cherry 1078
Black Grape 996
Blue Slate 1024
Blue Violet Lake 1079
Blush Pink 928
Bronze 1028
Burnt Ochre 943
Canary Yellow 916
Carmine Red 926
Celadon Green 1020
Chartreuse 989
Clay Rose 1017
Cloud Blue 1023
Cool Grey 10% 1059
Cool Grey 20% 1060
Cool Grey 30% 1061
Cool Grey 50% 1063
Cool Grey 70% 1065
Cool Grey 90% 1067
Copenhagen Blue 906
Cream 914
Crimson Lake 925
Crimson Red 924
Dahila Purple 1009
Dark Brown 946
Dark Green 908
Dark Purple 931
Dark Umber 947
Deco Aqua 1016
Deco Blue 1015
Deco Orange 1010
Deco Peach 1013
Deco Pink 1014
Deco Yellow 1011
Electric Blue 1040
French Grey 10% 1068
French Grey 20% 1069
French Grey 30% 1070
French Grey 50% 1082
French Grey 70% 1074
French Grey 90% 1076
Golden Red 1034
Grass Green 909
Grayed Lavender 1026
Henna 1031
Hot Pink 993
Imperial Violet 1007
Indigo Blue 901
Jade Green 1021
Jasmine 1012
Lavender 934
Lemon Yellow 915
Light Aqua 992
Light Cerulean Blue 904
Light Green 920
Light Peach 927
Light Umber 941
Lilac 956
Limepeel 1005
Magenta 930
Mahogany Red 1029
Marine Green 988
Mediterranean Blue 1022
Metallic Gold 950
Metallic Silver 949
Mineral Orange 1033
Mulberry 995
Neon Green 1039
Neon Orange 1036
Neon Pink 1038
Neon Red 1037
Neon Yellow 1035
Non Photo Blue 919
Olive Green 911
Orange 918
Pale Vermillion 921
Parma Violet 1008
Parrot Green 1006
Peach 939
Peacock Blue 1027
Peacock Green 907
Periwinkle 1025
Pink 929
Pink Rose 1018
Poppy Red 922
Process Red 994
Pumpkin Orange 1032
Raspberry 1030
Rosy Beige 1019
Salmon Pink 1001
Sand 940
Scarlet Lake 923
Sepia 948
Sienna Brown 945
Slate Grey 936
Spanish Orange 1003
Spring Green 913
Steel 1041
Sunburst Yellow 917
Terra Cotta 944
True Blue 903
True Green 910
Tuscan Red 937
Ultramarine 902
Violet 932
Violet Blue 933
Warm Grey 10% 1050
Warm Grey 20% 1051
Warm Grey 30% 1052
Warm Grey 50% 1054
Warm Grey 70% 1056
Warm Grey 90% 1058
White 938
Yellow Chartreuse 1004
Yellow Ochre 942
Yellowed Orange 1002


Here is what the colorless blender (#1077) looks like:


Please feel free to use these charts, copy them, save them, print them, make your own LOL. I used 3/4 inch (approx. 2 centimeters) squares to make the charts and placed them inside a clear holder so I don't smudge them. I can't think of anything else to add at the moment .

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Old 08-12-2001, 05:25 PM
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Wow! Ivy what a lot of work you put into this!
It is extremely helpful and I have voted it as such.
Thanks!
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Thanks Lulu, I am glad you found it helpful! I think I probably spent about 5 hours all told on this project, including about 2 1/2 hours it took me to get every pencil sharpened...LOL. I'm thankful I have an electric sharpener, but even then it overheated a few times while I was sharpening .
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Great idea adding the names and numbers Ivy
The DERWENT chart here
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Oh, knew I was forgetting something...LOL...

THANKS Teanne
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WOW Ivy - you have been a busy bee...............LOL!

Isn't it interesting how they look so different of the white/black!?

Thanks Ivy!

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WOW!
Ivy what a lot of work.
Thank you so much.

Got my vote
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Old 08-13-2001, 11:32 AM
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Tj: Thanks It was a real eye opener seeing the differences on white vs black!

Leaflin: Thank you! It was fun to do!

I'm so glad ya'll find it helpful
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The colors in the 48 set:

901
902
903
904
905
908
909
910
911
912
913
914
916
918
921
922
924
926
927
928
929
930
932
933
935
937
938
939
941
942
943
945
946
947
949
950
956
989
992
994
995
1002
1003
1005
1008
1011
1027
1034
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Ivy.

This shows REAL dedication, this article is a work of art in itself.
What a great idea.
Im sure so many will find it invaluble.
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Awwww Joe you're too kind...thanks ! I hope folks find it helpful!


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I wrote to Sanford and got the other information that we wanted, it came very quickly in the mail. Here goes!

Colors in 12 Set
True Blue
Grass Green
Apple Green
Canary Yellow
Orange
Crimson Red
Violet
Violet Blue
Black
White
Sienna Brown
Dark Brown

Colors in 24 Set
The above colors plus:
Indigo Blue
Cerulean
Dark Green
True Green
Poppy Red
Pink
Tuscan Red
Peach
Mulberry
Spanish Orange
Parma Violet
Goldenrod



Ivy

P.S. I also have the lists for the 72 and the 96, when I get up enough energy I'll type those out as well...lol...
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Thanks so much Ivy. You're the best.
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Thumbs up prismacolor pencils

Ivy,

All I can say is WOW, and thanks so very much. What a neat thing to do for all of us. These color charts will be so very helpful, God Bless You. You did a fantastic job here.
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The full line of Prismacolors

Thanks for the information. I have copied it to My "Art" file "Colored Pencil" folder for future reference.

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