Cretacolor Fine Art Graphite Pencil Single Piece

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Available in all degrees from HB to 9h (Total 20 degrees)

Available degrees: Hb, 1b, 2b, 3b, 4b, 5b, 6b, 7b, 8b, 9b, F, 1h, 2h, 3h, 4h, 5h, 6h, 7h, 8h, 9h.

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.

Why would it be good to lack wood? If you're shading large areas, it can be useful to have a much wider stick of graphite, without the surrounding wood getting in the way. You can shade much more at once, which can help with getting a more even result as well as being faster and easier.

But won't your hands get dirty with all that graphite unprotected? Not usually, as these pencils normally have a layer of lacquer or paper to protect your hands. And sometimes you just have to risk dirty hands in the name of your art.

Brand: Cretacolor
Made In Austria.

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