Cretacolor Monolith Pencil Pocket Tin Set

Product Code: P007875

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Description

This Cretacolor Monolith Pocket Set contains seven graphite pencils and accessories.

This set contains 6 pencils with densities ranging from HB to 9B, as well as a genuine natural rubber eraser, in a handy metal box.

 

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Q&A (2)
Q What pencil grade do I need?
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Graphite pencils come in various weights and are graded from H (Hard) to B (Black). H pencils will tend to be used by architects, graphic designers and artists who illustrate fine details. The hardness of the graphite allows the pencil to make precise markings with little smudging. B pencils will tend to be used by artists for sketching. The soft lead is easily blend able and can be used to create shading and achieve tonal effects. Soft graphite is easy to smudge which is often used as an effect when drawing.

Q Are pencils graded universally?
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All graphite pencils are graded from H (Hard) to B (Black). However, these grades are not strictly universal. For example, some brands may use a softer graphite during their manufacturing process than others. However, these differences are slight and the choice between which brands to buy will mostly come down to personal preference.

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9th June 2020 Reviewed by Phyllis Flack Excellent value for money, neatly packaged for taking outdoors or for storage. Wide choice of pencil softness.

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14th January 2020 Reviewed by Caroline Hughes Exciting to see these - I haven't used them since I was doing art at GCSE! But great consistency, boldness and density to line art.

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11th September 2018 Reviewed by Sarah Gordon Great for sketching. Very sturdy.

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22nd May 2017 Reviewed by Douglas Ritchie I really like this type of pencil and the set comes in a great little box.

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16th December 2016 Reviewed by Jony Q Great pencils for sketching!
Cretacolour have always been the most comfortable for me and now I don't use anything else

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11th December 2016 Reviewed by Gerismyth Lovely pencils but I had not realised the range and would have preferred two each of the more common sizes

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23rd July 2016 Reviewed by Fernando Cabrerizo Guzmán My favourite brand for graphite . They are very durable with very good quality

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6th March 2015 Reviewed by Joanna Bucur Used for sketching / life drawing class / fast shading

I find this sort of pencils be a lovely compromise between the normal wooden graphite pencil and charcoal (which I personally don't like). You have the freedom of move and power of shading of the charcoal but the sharpness and precision of the wooden graphite pencil. Monolith for the win!

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21st October 2014 Reviewed by Beverley Creasey These come in a good quality tin and are a good weight to hold.

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5th January 2014 Reviewed by Stephen Butler These are a pleasure to use, nice weight in the hand and pack away tidily in their tin.

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14th December 2013 Reviewed by Anne-Marie McBroom These come in a lovely tin and are a very satisfactory gift for an artistic 11 year old who is really starting to develop his observational drawing.

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9th December 2013 Reviewed by danielsmith101 Great alternative to normal drawing pencils giving much more variety of marks. Good to have tin also to keep them protected.
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