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Big ideas are the reason for this artist quality maxi-sized charcoal. Each stick is a full 5/8" (16 mm) thick, and 3-3/8" (86 mm) long, making it easy to create drama with intense, bold, lines.
Set of 12 Pieces
This set includes one charcoal stick, one graphite stick, and one stick each of Dark Ochre, Dark Olive Green, Dark Sepia, Light Earth Green, Light Ochre, Light Sanguine, Olive Brown, Payne's Gray, Permanent White, and Silver Gray.
® Cretacolor is a registered trademark.
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from Tucson, Arizona
Comments about Cretacolor Chunky Charcoal:
For those of us who want a very dark charcoal these sticks are he best I have found. They are not crumbly like vine charcoal and have more heft to them. Very soft lines. I use them on their side an get these terrific sweeps of very dark black.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Love working with these chunky charcoals
from Dallas Texas
Works like butter
Go big with your charcoal art
Great for doing large scale work, since the chunkies can cover large areas of paper very quickly. Makes super dark marks, are relatively easy to control, and is versatile. Also erases easily. Only drawback is it erases and lifts off the paper too easily, as I sometimes want the charcoal to stick fast to the surface. Other than that, ideal for going large in a short amount of time.
By Mixed media Lynn
I am new to charcoal, and these colored charcoals were ordered because I teacher in a class I'm taking used them. Love the colors and am just starting to integrate them into my mixed media pieces. So far so good. The size is nice and I have been keeping them in the individual cases to avoid charcoal on my fingers.
Great range of colors!
from Montague, CA
I am an artist and love having the color selection of these cretacolor chunky charcoal. It opens up more possibilities for charcoal drawing.
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Love this product!
from Provincetown MA
Love the size of the charcoal!Works well with a water eash as well!
from Philadelphia, pa
The black chunkies are the darkest black I have ever used. I haven't been able to stop drawing with them.And they are watersoluble! And inexpensive! Love these
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
The best compressed!
By Mark Maker
from Albuquerque, NM
I use this charcoal for strong lines in drawings. It has just the best working characteristics of any compressed charcoal that I have tried. I have ordered it more than once. It's just that good.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from new cumberland, PA
Love working with this product and it was a reasonable cost for me.
(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
Great product!!! Super fun!
from Ventura, CA
My favorite product of the year. LOVE IT and use it all the time. It is smooth, glides over the paper and blends to a feather like quality. Acts and feels like super light pastel and doesn't change color much with setting spray. I HIGHLY recommend this product for people who like to use charcoal but want to add a bit of color to their work.
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