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  • Coloured Pencils, Triangular-Shaped - Set of 48

    78 reviews
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    Draw in Comfort – The ergonomic shape makes for an easy grip and won't roll off your desk Durable Core – Colour and shade with a soft, dense cor...

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  • Expert Coloured Pencils - Set of 72

    368 reviews
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    Durable & Pigmented Cores – Each pencil features a break-resistant core that can withstand heavy shading and layering 72 Unique Colours – Th...

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  • Expert Coloured Pencils - Set of 48

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    Durable & Pigmented Cores – Each pencil features a break-resistant core that can withstand heavy shading and layering 48 Unique Colours – Th...

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  • Info on HB Wood Pencils
    HB Wood Pencils Box of 48

    #2 HB Wood Pencils - Box of 48

    11 reviews
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    £13.99
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    Break-Resistant Cores - High-density graphite that also doesn’t smear or smudge Latex-Free Erasers - Tough enough for heavy erasing, but soft en...

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  • HB Wood Pencils - Box of 96

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    Break-Resistant Cores - High-density graphite that also doesn’t smear or smudge Latex-Free Erasers - Tough enough for heavy erasing, but soft en...

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  • Arteza Info on Pro Series Drawing Pencils
    Pro Series Drawing Pencils Package Set of 12

    Expert Drawing Pencils - Set of 12

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    Different Degrees of Hardness - Create a variety of line thicknesses and values with hardness grades ranging from 6B to 4H Break Resistant - The...

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  • Expert Watercolour Pencils - Set of 72

    152 reviews
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    Bold & Rich Colours - Large selection of 72 unique shades enables you to create a variety of colour combinations and gradients Break-Resista...

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  • Watercolour Pencils, Triangle Shaped - Set of 48

    45 reviews
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    £19.99
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    Bold & Rich Colours - Large selection of 48 unique shades that allow you to create a variety of colour combinations and gradients Ergonomic ...

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  • HB Wood Pencils - Box of 72

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    Break-Resistant - The dense graphite cores make these HB pencils ideal for drawing, writing & sketching Durable Latex-Free Erasers - Will er...

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  • Expert Drawing Pencil Set, 33 Pieces

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    33 Professional Drawing Tools - Includes 18 drawing pencils, 3 charcoal pencils, 1 white charcoal pencil, 2 woodless pencils, 1 black Inkonic Fin...

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  • About the #2 HB Pencils
    Arteza #2 HB Pencils Box of 180

    HB Wood Pencils - Box of 180

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    Break-Resistant - The dense graphite cores make these pencils ideal for drawing, writing & sketching Durable Latex-Free Erasers - Will erase...

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  • Pencil Case, Blue, Open Top Pouch

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    2 Pockets - Features a main pocket and a front pocket Pencil Pouch - Store all of your pencils, markers, pens, colored pencils, and writing ute...

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  • Expert Watercolour Pencils - Set of 120

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    Break-Resistant Cores – Durable, water-soluble pencils that can withstand heavy shading and layering Wide Selection of Colours – You’ll get 120 ...

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  • Expert Watercolour Pencils - Set of 48

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    Bold & Rich Colours - Large selection of 48 unique shades that allow you to create a variety of colour combinations and gradients Break-Res...

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  • Soft Pastels, Assorted Colours - Set of 72

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    72 Highly-Pigmented Sticks - This set provides artists with 72 soft pastel sticks chalked full of pigmentation to use to create colourful pastel ...

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  • Pencil Case, Purple, Side Opening Pouch

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    Slots & Pockets - Contains 4 marker/pencil/pen slots, as well as an (interior) mesh pocket (supplies shown in image not included with pouch) ...

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  • Pencil Case, Black, Open Top Pouch

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    Pencil Pouch - Store all of your pencils, markers, pens, coloured pencils, and writing utensils  2 Pockets - Features a main pocket and a front...

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  • Pencil Case, Black, Side Opening Pouch

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    Highly Portable - Take this 20.3 cm x 9.4 cm x 5.1 cm pencil case with you wherever you go  Slots & Pockets - Contains 4 marker/pencil/pen ...

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  • Expert Draw & Paint Set

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    Transform Drawings into Watercolour Art - Get everything you need with a set of 48 Watercolour Pencils, 27.9 x 35.6 cm DIY Frame Watercolour pad,...

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  • Woodless Watercolour Set

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    Turn Drawings into Paintings -  Fill up the water brush pen and transform your sketch into a watercolour masterpiece by applying water with the f...

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Pencils

Keep your workspace stocked with premium pencils. These drawing and sketching essentials are equally at home in the classroom, the art studio or the office. From drawing pencils to colouring pencils, whether you're writing notes or solving equations, the variety of pencils available and their potential uses are infinite. Best of all, they’re long-lasting and always dependable, even if you need to erase your mistakes. All of our pencils feature break-resistant cores and durable wood cases that can be easily sharpened to a perfect point every time. Get the pencils you need for your creations today!

 

What are the best pencils to sketch with? The best pencil to sketch with often depends on the artist's personal touch and preference. If you want to use a graphite pencil, consider an HB pencil for its medium hardness and ability to have marks easily cleaned. Mechanical pencils are also a good alternative if you like a more crisp look to your sketches.

 

Why are pencils yellow? Pencils have been painted yellow ever since the 1890s. At this point in time, the best graphite in the world came from China, where the colour yellow was associated with royalty and respect. However, according to Henry Petroski’s history of the pencil, the European producer Koh-I-Noor was the first to introduce a yellow pencil.

 

Are pencils permanent? No, the vast majority of standard pencils are not permanent if you're writing or drawing on paper. The graphite can typically be removed using a rubber pencil eraser. 

 

Thanks to the different types and grades available today, pencils remain an incredibly versatile implement for writing and drawing. Whether it’s an art pencil for sketching, a mechanical pencil for note-taking or a watercolour pencil for painting, you won’t struggle to find an option that meets your needs. Pencils are some of the most essential tools that every artist needs. Here at Arteza, we make sure you can find all the art supplies you need to create something amazing. Grab some pencils today and get started on your next amazing creation.