May be used dry or wet for high quality watercolor drawings. Highly concentrated, perfectly dispersed pigments are made from the finest Hardtmuth colors. With excellent light permanency, these pencils contain the finest binders and additives combined to ensure excellent solubility of all components. Koh-I-Noor Mondeluz Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils possess the unsurpassed ability to make dense strokes that lay down beautifully on many surfaces. Made in Czech Republic.