Prismacolor's high quality graphite holds a strong point and is good for technical, architectural, or fine art drawing. Available individually or in sets of 12. For sketching, portrait and figure drawing try Prismacolor EBONY extra smooth graphite pencils.
Derwent has an established history of making drawing tools which are consistent and high in quality. They are highly customized to different purposes. We carry water-soluble, fast sketching, and standard graphite pencils. They are also available in customized sets of 6, 12, and 24: Soft, for gestural sketching and coverage; Medium, for the most versatility; and Hard, for technical drawing. The Sketching Collection set includes a variety of different tools & colors. For loose, gestural, water-soluble sketching, try Derwent woodless GRAPHITONE pencils. You can even unwrap the pencil to make giant strokes, or break up the graphite in water to make a wash.
Lumograph pencils are premium-quality tools for writing, drawing, and sketching on paper or matte film. Extremely break-resistant through a unique super-bonded graphite formulation. The wood barrel is sourced from certified, sustainably managed forests. Their sleek aesthetics makes them a great gift for any dry media artist. Available individually or in sets of 12.
Monolith pencils are made with the purest graphite from Austria, formed into a 7mm solid stick with a protective lacquer coating. The absence of a wood casing makes both very broad and super-fine strokes easily achieved with one pencil. Just don't drop them! These pencils come pre-sharpened, and are easily sharpened with a regular pencil sharpener. A water-soluble version is also available; when a watercolor effect is desired, simply rework the applied graphite with water and a brush. Available individually or in the Monolith Box set.
Tombow's professional-quality pencils feature a perfectly centered core adhered to the entire wood casing, making them very resistant to breakage and uneven sharpening. Extra-refined, high density graphite encased in cedar wood. Available individually or in sets of 6.
This set is a great option for beginners, kids, or anyone who wants a set of 12 different shades at a better price. Handcrafted in the USA. Try General's LAYOUT pencils if you want extra smooth, extra black graphite. They are ideal for outlining and sketching, and are frequently used by animators. Try General's DRAUGHTING pencils if you want a thick core of soft, creamy, extra smooth graphite. Ideal for shading and detailing.