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Old 12-09-2009, 10:24 PM
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List of new Prismacolors?

Hi,
Does anyone have a list of the new Prismacolor colors? They've added twelve pencils to their line, and replaced some colours with others, I think. (i.e. they dropped Deco Pink, what did they add?)

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Re: List of new Prismacolors?

I found this from 2006. Not exactly new, but it's the most recent I could find.
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Old 12-09-2009, 11:24 PM
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Re: List of new Prismacolors?

The last time they added new colors that I know of was in 2006 -- that tin had a glorious clown fish painting on the cover. Before that was the tin of 12 new colors from 2005 that had a glass jar with the colors of Prismacolors in the set in it, both in beautiful realism.

They also made a big hoopla about it and the new colors tin was in all the art magazines and every art supply catalog I get, half of them on the front page. So if they are doing new colors again, they'd be showing up at Blick, ASW and Jerry's in the catalog. I haven't seen anything newer than 2006 so that is probably the right list of new colors.

Deco colors and Neon colors were discontinued for reasons of lightfastness, which annoyed me as I liked them for burnishing colors to give just a hint of color to the light without overwhelming the color they went over.
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Old 12-10-2009, 02:01 AM
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Re: List of new Prismacolors?

Ah, thanks, ocmd123, that's what I wanted.
I'm so new, I didn't realize that the changes had been made in 2006! Since I am, er, frugal, (read: poor!) I bought a lot of my pencils on eBay, and the 120 set was the largest I could buy when I started. Since I'm in Canada, I guess it takes a little longer for the changes to catch up. One of the mail order art stores I deal with here still carries 120 piece sets, but has warned for a year and half that it's been discontinued! They still sell 'em though...

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Re: List of new Prismacolors?

120 sets from Prisma are widely available. They no longer include the deco & neon colors, and some of the "new" colors have been added in. For *all* the colors, you want the 132 set.

Some dealers have opted to carry the 132 sets instead of the 120, so maybe that's what they're talking about.

The *Lightfast* pencils are going to be phased into the regular (premier) prisma line (and the not-so-lightfast versions phased out) so perhaps they could be considered "new"? Dunno.

Either way, here's prisma's website & the listing of the pencils included in a 120 set. Prismacolor 120 Set

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Re: List of new Prismacolors?

For the benefit of UK Members, this site .. http://www.1buy1pencils.co.uk/index.htm .. has the full stock of Prismacolors (complete with colour reference pictures) & to the best of my knowledge, is the only UK importer of these pencils ..

My only connections with this site are that its owner (Sonia) and I are both Members of UKCPS & I'm a very satisfied customer ..

Bye for now,

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Re: List of new Prismacolors?

Here are the 132 as of a couple of months ago.


Apple Green
Aquamarine
Artichoke
Beige
Beige Sienna
Black
Black Cherry
Black Grape
Black Raspberry
Blue Lake
Blue Slate
Blush Pink
Bronze
Burnt Ochre
Canary Yellow
Caribbean Sea
Carmine Red
Celadon Green
Chartreuse
Chestnut
China Blue
Chocolate
Clay Rose
Cloud Blue
Cool Gray 10%
Cool Gray 20%
Cool Gray 30%
Cool Gray 50%
Cool Gray 70%
Cool Gray 90%
Copenhagen Blue
Cream
Crimson Lake
Crimson Red
Dahlia Purple
Dark Brown
Dark Green
Dark Purple
Dark Umber
Denim Blue
Electric Blue
Espresso
French Gray 10%
French Gray 20%
French Gray 30%
French Gray 50%
French Gray 70%
French Gray 90%
Ginger Root
Goldenrod
Grass Green
Grayed Lavender
Green Ochre
Henna
Hot Pink
Imperial Violet
Indigo Blue
Jade Green
Jasmine
Kelly Green
Kelp Green
Lavender
Lemon Yellow
Light Aqua
Light Cerulean Blue
Light Green
Light Peach
Light Umber
Lilac
Limepeel
Magenta
Mahogany Red
Marine Green
Mediterranean Blue
Metallic Gold
Metallic Silver
Mineral Orange
Moss Green
Mulberry
Muted Turquoise
Nectar
Non-Photo Blue
Olive Green
Orange
Pale Sage
Pale Vermilion
Parma Violet
Parrot Green
Peach
Peach Beige
Peacock Blue
Peacock Green
Periwinkle
Pink
Pink Rose
Poppy Red
Powder Blue
Process Red
Pumpkin Orange
Putty Beige
Raspberry
Rosey Beige
Salmon
Sand
Sandbar Brown
Scarlet Lake
Seashell Pink
Sepia
Sienna Brown
Sky Blue Light
Slate Gray
Spanish Orange
Spring Green
Sunburst Yellow
Terra Cotta
True Blue
True Green
Tuscan Red
Ultramarine Blue
Violet
Violet Blue
Violet Lake
Warm Gray 10%
Warm Gray 20%
Warm Gray 30%
Warm Gray 50%
Warm Gray 70%
Warm Gray 90%
White
Yellow Chartreuse
Yellow Ochre
Yellow Orange
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Re: List of new Prismacolors?

Thank you.
Thank you.
And thank you.

This is one of the reasons why I love this site. I'm grateful.

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