I just finished this drawing, entitled Puppy Love, yesterday. I used Prismacolor Premier Soft Core Colored Pencils and a Prismacolor Blender pencil. I do enjoy working with these creamy textured pencils.
Some times artists encounter pencil breakage. There is a remedy for that. A few months ago, I attended a Prismacolor Workshop led by Fine Art Specialist, Diana Garrett. She recommends that artists turn the hand sharpener - instead of turning the pencil - when sharpening the pencils.
I do this now and I don't have any breakage problems any more. Check out the Prismacolor sitewhere you can upload your art, receive critiques, find out about new techniques and get inspiration.