Drawing and sketching tools and materials for the artist and student including graphite pencils, charcoal, pastels, coloured pencils, drawing pens, sketch pads and paper, erasers, sharpeners and pencil cases!
Here you can buy the full range of drawing media. You will find drawing materials from the top brands including Derwent, Caran d'Ache, Unison Colour Soft Pastels, Cretacolor, Conte Carre, Jakar, Steadtler, Rotring, Winsor & Newton, Daler Rowney and many more.
All you need to create the simplest drawing is a graphite pencil and a sheet of paper. Graphite pencils come is a number of different grades. The hardest leads are graded as 9H and the softest leads 9B, the softer the lead the blacker the mark. These pencil marks can be removed with an eraser.
Different types of sketching and drawing pencil also include those with a charcoal core, and carbon pencils which include a blend of clay for smoother application. Coloured pencils contain pigment mixed with a binder and watercolour pencils have coloured or graphite leads which are soluble in water continue reading