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This sketching pencil leaves a lasting mark with its soft, extra wide graphite strip. From quick, free-style sketches to more thoughtful, detail work, Derwent Sketching Pencils provide versatility.
Encased in an 8 mm round black glossy barrel, the 4 mm wide graphite strip is available in three degrees: HB, 2B, and 4B.
For an economical collection of Derwent drawing products, including Derwent Sketching Pencils, see the Derwent Sketching Collection.
Sketching Pencils Pack
Includes Sketching Pencil HB, 2B, 4B, Graphitone Water Soluble 6B, Natural Graphite Soft, Medium, 1 Sharpener, 1 Eraser.
Shipping Note — Due to manufacturer distribution restrictions, Derwent products cannot be shipped to addresses outside of North America.
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
By Cait S.
from Boston, ma.
Comments about Derwent Sketching Pencils:
Gave these as a gift to an artist friend of mine and he loved them!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
HB is absolutely the best..
I have long since never been able to find the "perfect" drawing pencil that comes close. However... the open stock HB is the one I am talking about. The HB that comes in the set is different than the open stock HB. For some reason the HB that comes in the set is a bit softer than the HB that comes in open stock. The set leaves more graphite behind and smudges easier. I don't care for that particularly because I have an aversion to smudging with sketching pencils. I want something that will give me a good sketch that I can scan and not have a lot to clean up on computer. The open stock HB is the best for that, at least for me. I have 14 HB open stock pencils as I never wanna have to worry about not having one and every single one draws the same, but different than the one i got in the set. I don't know if its the packaging that changes the makeup of the graphite, and I contacted Derwent about it and they weren't sure which one is "correct". But I am very happy with the open stock HB as it's hard enough to not leave a lot of loose graphite, but not so hard that it scratches the paper.
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By This Paper Ship
Great paper for pencil sketches!
Nice Starter Set
from Las Vegas, NV
Nice starter kit. A good variety of erasers and pencils. Just getting back into drawing and painting gave me the basic essentials.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
MY #1 DRAWING TOOL
By Nj ARTIST
from Northern New Jersey
Many years ago I "discovered"Derwent Sketching Pencils . I enjoy drawing landscapes with them.I have found them to be of excellent quality,easy to sharpen and they fit comfortably in my hand. Sometimes they are the only pencil that I will take outdoors to sketch.I am able to create expressive lines and achieve a wide variety of tonal values. It would be nice if Derwent expanded the value range to include a 6B or 8B but I have found the HB, 2B and 4B to work out quite nicely for my needs. I am glad that I can count on Dick Blick to have these pencils in stock.
(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Fine art Pencils
from Owatonna, MN
I needed to do a lot of pencil work so I got this product. I am very pleased with Dick Blick they always come through. Thank you
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