Graphite and Charcoal



Cretacolor Charcoal Pencils

A round, artists pencil with a large 4.5mm colour strip containing a blend of natural limewood or birchwood charcoal particles and a clay binding agent, encased in wood which can be easily sharpened for detail work. Ideal for portraits, landscapes and general sketching.

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Cretacolor "CLEOS" Fine Art Graphite Pencils

Cretacolor Cleos are premium Artists grade, wood cased graphir pencils featuring hexagonal barrels finished in rich burgundy with silver trim and colour coded ends which indicate the softness of graphite in each pencils.

Available in a range of 20 grades from 9B to 9H.

Cretacolor Monolith Woodless Graphite Pencils

Cretacolor Monolith woodless graphite pencils are a unique drawing tool manufactured using only the purest graphite. The graphite is formed into a solid, 7.5mm diameter stick with a high-grade fireproof ceramic binder resulting in a top quality graphite stick with high breaking strength and velvety finish. Cretacolor Monolith woodless graphite pencils will last up to 6 times longer than a regular Artists graphite pencil.

Cretacolor Monolith graphite pencils are available in six degrees – HB, 2B, 4B, 6B, 8B and 9B to suit all your sketching requirements. The 4B is also available in a watersoluble version which is easily blended with a watercolour brush and ideal for creating pure graphite watercolours or outlining watercolour drawings. See colour chart

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Cumberland Graphite Pencils

Traditionally made graphite pencils from Derwent. These general purpose graphite pencils are available in a full range of degrees from 4H to 6B including the specialist F degree. These quality pencils feature a 6.9mm hexagonal barrel with a 2.8mm core for the softer degrees and 2.2mm core for the harder degrees. They are ideal for all types of drawing and sketching and, for everyday writing there’s a standard HB pencil.

Available in a set of 12 or individually in the popular softer grades of 2B, 4B and 6B.

Derwent Charcoal Pencils

Traditional wood-cased charcoal strip pencils are ideal for studies and finished drawings. Available in light, medium and dark water soluble grades to produce a wide range of subtle tones and textures. These 8mm diameter pencils feature a 5mm charcoal strip. 
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Derwent  "Graphitint" Coloured Graphite Pencils

Derwent Graphitint is an exciting drawing pencil that combines the drama and creativity of graphite with a hint of soft, subtle colour. Graphitint can be used wet or dry to produce an amazing range of tinted graphite effects. Graphitint will appeal to any artist seeking a medium that is highly creative and a little bit diferent. Used dry, graphitint produces soft tones of grey with just a suggestion of colour. When water is added the colours become far more vibrant and vivid. All can be mixed or blended to produce even more colour variations.

Available in 24 fabulous colour tints ranging from soft greys, blues and greens to glowing russets,plums and browns. See colour chart

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Derwent "Eco" Graphite Pencils

These high quality graphite sketching pencils are manufactured using SFI (Sustainable Forest Initiative) timber and packaged in recycled paper/cardboard. The hexagonal barrel is left in an  unpainted natural finish. They are perfect selection for drawing and sketching. Available in 5 degrees ranging from 2H to 6B. Packaging is 100% recyclable.

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Derwent "Graphic" Graphite Pencils

The Derwent Graphic range offers the artist, designer and draughtsman a professional quality graphite pencil in a range of degrees from 9B to 9H. Pencil size is 7.9mm with a 3mm strip for degrees 9B to 4B and a 2.2mm strip for degrees 3B to 9H.

Available in tins of 6, 12 and 24 in assorted grades or individually. 

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Derwent Graphitone

Derwent Graphitone woodless pencils are a large diameter, extra long (180mm) solid graphite stick encased in a unique easy to peel paper wrap with thumb notches for easy grip. They can used for producing precise lines as well as broad strokes. Graphitone can be used wet or dry to produce an infinite range of tonal variations. The soft, wide graphite strip is ideal for general sketching purposes and when wet can be used to achieve dramatic line and wash effects.

Available in 4 degrees - 2B, 4B, 6B and 8B. See colour chart

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Derwent Onyx Pencils

Derwent Onyx pencils are dark graphite pencils equivalent to  a 12B graphite pencil. Thry are suitable for design, sketching, drawing and layout. Onyx pencils contain a smooth, soft graphite core and are available in 2 grades - medium and dark. See colour chart

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Derwent "Sketching" Graphite Pencils

Derwent Sketching pencils are ideal for quick, expressive sketches or bold line drawings. They feature an 8mm round barrel with a 4mm diameter graphite stick. The three degrees - HB, 2B and 4B blend well to deliver a wide range of tone and effects. See colour chart

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Derwent "Sketching" Watersoluble Graphite Pencils

Derwent "Sketching" Watersoluble Graphite pencils possess all the advantages of a top quality, extra-wide (4mm) graphite strip with the added bonus of water solubility. These pencils have a round, glossy black barrel with a distinctive blue-angled dip and white imprint. The smooth strip gives a natural fluidity with water, ideal for wash and line sketches. Available in 3 degrees - HB (light wash), 4B (medium wash) and 8B (dark wash).

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Derwent Tinted Charcoal Pencils  

Derwent Tinted Charcoal offers the dramatic beauty of traditional charcoal with a gentle hint of colour.

Natural charcoal particles have been mixed with the finest clays then encased in wood to produce a wonderfully expressive drawing tool. The unique deep and light colour tones of charcoal in pencil form make the medium clean and easy to use but provides all the drama and impact expected from charcoal. The colours smudge and blend beautifully to produce deep, rich and diverse tones, making Tinted Charcoal ideal for all type of portraiture and landscape studies.

Available in 24 shades (including white for highlighting and 3 grades of charcoal), in tins of 12 and 24. See colour chart
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