Graphite Pencil Sets
Graphite pencils are a necessity for every artist - whether you’re a beginner or professional. They can also be used for a variety of drawing techniques, like sketching, shading or creating fine details. No matter the graphite pencil set you choose, you’re sure to find pencils that glide smoothly over the paper, are break resistant and erase easily.
You can also find water soluble graphite pencils in our range. These are suitable for sketching, watercolour effects, washes, life drawing and mixed media. They can also be used with watercolour pencils and paints.
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Which graphite pencil is best?
We often recommend Faber Castell and Staedtler graphite pencils. For over 100 years, their graphite drawing pencils have been among the most popular artist pencils in the world.
What do most artists use graphite pencils for?
Most artists use graphite pencils for sketching, drawing, shading and creating precise detailing.
What pencils are needed for sketching?
This is ultimately down to your preference, but the best pencils for sketching are generally considered to be HB, 2B, 6B and 9B.
How do you use graphite pencils for beginners?
The best way to learn how to use graphite pencil sets is to a) practice and b) watch tutorials! You can learn a whole host of techniques, such as how to shade, create light and loose sketches, or create fine, precise details.