Review of Chameleon Color Tones Pencils

Recently I purchased Chameleon Color Tone pencils, not knowing what to expect.  I’m a die-hard colourer with Prismacolor pencil crayons and odorless mineral spirits.  I’ve spent upwards of 4+ hours colouring one detailed stamped image.  I was amazed at how well these pencils blend and cut down the time of blending with odorless mineral spirits.

I love these pencil crayons and here’s why:

  • They are compact.  50 colours in one box (the pencil crayon has a light and a dark tone on one pencil)
  • The ease of blending is awesome.  What used to take me 30 minutes can be achieved in half that time. Here is an example of what I blended in 15 minutes

  • I love the way the pencil crayons are displayed as I used them seen below
  • Carrying around a case without the paraphernalia of blending solutions, stumps, and a large leather case that holds 150 pencil crayons can be cumbersome.  Grab the thin packaging of these pencils is an awesome feeling.  I don’t need an extra bag to carry with me.
  • Leads come pre-sharpened and are hard
  • Blending solution is not required to blend two, or more, colours together

Here are a few samples of what I did with my Chameleon Color Tones:

This wonderful stamp is called Whimsical World from Technique Junkies.

I coloured on Kraft paper too.  Colour was directly applied.  I did not colour white over my image before colouring.  The stamps I used are by Technique Junkies and is called Flourished Floral and the sentiment is Life is Beautiful.

For 10% off your order, at Technique Junkies, feel free to use my 10% discount code.  Have fun playing!  Scroll down to the bottom for links to videos on the Chameleon Color Tones pencils.

Some more links on Chameleon Color Tone pencils:

For more tips and tricks, and over 100 tutorials, see the top of my blog for these pages.


Posted on : Jun 06 2017
Posted under cards, Technique Junkies Stamps, Tips & Tricks |

5 People have left comments on this post

Jun 6, 2017 - 08:06:02
Shirley said:

Hi Beth, the pencils look interesting, you have beautiful results. I have a ‘much loved’ 150 set of Prismas (150 is too many) and love them, but haven’t used them in a little while. I tend to just blend with the pencils and not use the mineral spirits, I’ll have to try it sometime. Have a great day xx

Jun 6, 2017 - 09:06:30
Patti J. said:

Thanks for the great review, Beth! I’ve been wondering about these. Your blended images are so pretty, and who wouldn’t love a faster coloring option? Thanks for sharing!

Jun 6, 2017 - 10:06:42

You have showed them off beautifully, both your cards are so pretty!!

Jun 6, 2017 - 10:06:43
Heidi said:

Wow, that is a great review! So glad you tried these as I can see how excited you are with the results and time saved! Both projects are really awesome. Always great to see how well pencils do on kraft paper. TFS!

Jun 7, 2017 - 06:06:56
pam said:

These look wonderful colouring pencils Beth, you have achieved vivid and delicate colours using these pencils, your cards look beautiful.
Hugs Pam x


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