Head over to Cheap Joe's The Sketchbook for an article about using colored pencils featuring Nina and Prismacolor colored pencils.
Seriously? Colored pencils?
I remember in grade school, one of my favorite things to draw with was colored pencils. I would spend hours and hours creating with the ones that came in the small box ,only had about 6 colors, and came from the local 5 and Dime. I would wear down the tip in no time and sharpen them over and over until there was hardly anything left to hold on to. But it was so much fun and I just loved that I could take them anywhere. They were really one of my favorite things. Continued.