When cruising the on line vendors, the Faber Castel Albrect Durer's were nearly twice as much as the Derwents (plain w/c pencils). I don't have the  luxury of walking in and selecting individual colors, so need to stick to a small assorted box of 12. I am tempted to include a few individual Albrect Durer pencils, but if I have to keep the price way down, then I feel the Derwents are perfectly satisfactory for beginners. 
Linda M. Feltner Artist, LLC
P.O. Box 325
Hereford, AZ 85615
(520) 803-0538

On Oct 1, 2014, at 10:49 AM, OC Carlisle wrote:


 One can buy the matching colors in the Derwent watercolor pencils and the Faber Castell pastel pencils. Hopefully,  these will meet your pricing requirements.


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