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Non-porous Ceylon graphite cores are dense and durable. The core is "Carbo-Welded" to withstand four times the normal point pressure. The specially treated cedar wood casings sharpen easily. Pencils are pre-sharpened.
Package of 2
Save on purchases of the most popular grades, available in carded packages.
Set of 10
Includes 8B, 6B, 4B, 3B, 2B, B, HB, F, 2H, and 4H pencils, plus a plastic eraser and a sharpener.
Set of 4
Includes HB, 2B, 2H, and one ebony layout pencil, plus a plastic eraser.
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By Teacher D
Comments about General's Kimberly Drawing Pencils:
Order the two packs! They are cheaper!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Great pencils for drawing!
By Star the artist
from Stillwater, OK
I use this product for pencil portraits of animals for clients around the country. I like the texture and the flexible quality of the pencil lead. There are no faults.
Standard Drawing Pencil
from York, PA
These are affordable, reliable, quality pencils.
Could be better
from San Antonio, TX
Well let me cut right to the chase. I buy these pencils every school year for my advanced art classes and these are subpar pencils. As other reviwers have mentioned the pencils have a tendency to scratch the paper even when pressing lightly due to impurities in the graphite itself. The shades of pencils seem to fall in the same muted tone so you need to skip a few pencils ahead to get the stark contrast between light and dark. The way I draw is the grid method where you use a ruler and some mental math to recreate the photograph, and when I go to erase the 4h lines and shade in the background imagine my anger to find with lines showing through the background where I used the grids!!! And I was pressing so light that I couldn't even see the boxes half the time so that whole ordeal was frustrating. After hours of smoothing the background I was able to get somewhat of a desired result. Now these pencils seem like the big bad wolf but when you take in consideration of the price they are cheap, which may be a good thing if your looking for wallet friendly products. I recommend this for kids all the way until high school, because if your school is like mine art competitions in 9th grade on are no joke and being this my junior year working with them I regret not investing in something better. But if money isn't a matter to you and you're serious about your art get some better pencils that won't scratch the paper when you apply the pressure of an ant.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
I will continue to use this product!
By Art teacher
from Madison, WI
Easy to sharpen.Students are using them with ease.
from santa maria,ca.
Great price for these kind of pencils will buy morefrom you.
great product, fair price
My nephew,, the one I purchased the pencils for, loves them. He has thanked me time after time. Great product, shipping was fast, product was priced just right. Items were packed tight and good. I will purchase more set of pencils from this company.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from lorain ohio
great for the blackest pencil drawings and no shiny look almost like a charcoal in stead of grafite.
(5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
Something has changed
from Leavenworth, KS
For twenty years I've been primarily a digital artist, so my experience with this product was in the context of revisiting the passion of my youth for pencil drawing. I first used a Kimberly 2Bs on Bienfang and Strathmore Bristols. Someone had given me a variety of pencils and I found the Kimberly 2Bs to be very smooth and pleasant to work with. I'm not one to pinch pennies on projects so my decision to purchasing this product was based on my initial good experience, not its price. Sadly my latest experience with the 2Bs has been disappointing. They are very gritty, but only in spots, which causes them to leave tiny scratches the paper surface without warning. This damaged a project I had invested a great deal of time in. Perhaps I've discovered why they are an inexpensive pencil as it appears there are consistency problems in their manufacture. I will likely not purchase them again and will finish out the box I have on roughs only.
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Merchant response: If you ever receive an item that does not perform as expected, or appears to be defective, please let us know! Our Customer Care team is happy to help you with a return or exchange for another item. Please contact us at 1-800-723-2787 for further assistance.
(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
By draw to draw
from Monson Ma
Very good quality and price.
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