Cretacolor MEGA Graphite Pencils
Solid graphite pencils, also known as woodless pencils, are often used for art and drawing. While a standard pencil is a thin core of graphite (well, graphite mixed with clay, generally) inside a wooden body, a solid graphite pencil does away with the wood.
Lead pencils contain graphite (a form of carbon), not lead. In fact, contrary to what many people believe, lead pencils never were made with lead. The ancient Romans used a writing device called a stylus. ... Instead, blocks of graphite were sawed into sticks to be used as writing implements