No matter your art style, you’re sure to find an art pencil for you at Art to Art. Our artist pencils are made from the highest quality materials and can produce the most amazing pieces of art.
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Types of art pencils
Graphite pencils: love drawing, writing or sketching? Graphite pencils are your go-to art pencil! Made from high quality materials, these pencils glide effortlessly over the paper and can be used for both straight line and detailed work.
Colour pencils: add a pop of colour into your artwork with our range of coloured pencils! Coming in a wide range of colours, these pencils are richly pigmented and incredibly blendable.
Watercolour pencils: switch from drawing to painting in an instant with watercolour pencils! Use them dry for a rich, intense colour, or add some water to create a vivid, translucent effect.
Charcoal pencils: renowned for their shading ability, charcoal pencils are a favourite of many artists! Made from compressed charcoal, these pencils will deliver incredible coverage and versatility.
What pencils do you use in art?
It really depends on what you’re trying to create! But for sketching or drawing, graphite and colour pencils are the most popular. For watercolour effects, opt for watercolour pencils, and for shading, try charcoal pencils.
Which pencils are best for drawing and shading?
For drawing, you can’t go wrong with graphite pencils. And for shading, charcoal pencils are definitely a great choice. We recommend looking out for these brands:
What are artist grade pencils?
Compared to your typical coloured pencil, artist grade pencils have a higher pigment content. This means artist grade pencils can produce art that is vibrant and rich in colour, and that even resembles paint!