Derwent Inktense blocks are intensely vibrant, watersoluble blocks that have been formulated to dry permanently, offering exceptional layering capability without dissolving previously dried layers of vivid colour. Permanent when dry – doesn’t washout like watercolour. Layer up intense vibrant coloursJust like the pencils, colours are highly-pigmented and can be used dry, or mixed with water which is when the colour becomes even more intense. The colours retain vibrancy after drying, creating ink-like effects. Once dry the colour is permanent and you can work over the top of it.Derwent Inktense is highly versatile and can be applied to many porous surfaces including ceramic, wood and fabric Suitable for use on paper and fabrics (ideal on silk and cotton) for a wide range of fine art and craft projects.FeaturesDelivers ink-like staining effects with its vivid, yet translucent washesIdeal for creating loose, expressive landscapes and vibrant still-life paintingsUse them dry to apply fine lines or broad, expressive strokesDries permanently, allowing you to layer up without affecting previous applicationsOnce dry, can be embellished with wet or dry mediaHighly versatile; can be used on paper and fabric for a wide range of fine art and craft projects. Will stay in place on fabrics when hand washed in cool water (below 30 degrees) with no harsh detergentsSet contains 24 Inktense blocks in a tinColour Palette: Sun Yellow, Tangerine, Poppy Red, Fuchsia, Deep Indigo, Sea Blue, Teal Green, Apple Green, Leaf Green, Baked Earth, Bark, Ink Black, Sherbet Lemon, Chilli Red, Shiraz, Violet, Iris Blue, Bright Blue, Ionian Green, Field Green, Mustard, Willow, Charcoal Grey and Antique WhiteDerwent artist materials are synonymous with quality, craftsmanship and innovation. With a heritage dating back to 1832, Derwent’s innovation comes from a deep understanding of the needs and requirements of artists at every stage of the creative journey. Perfecting the art of pencil manufacturing in the Lake District for generations.