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    Expert Coloured Pencils - Set of 72

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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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    Professional 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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  • Professional Watercolour Pencils - Set of 72

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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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    Professional Coloured Pencils - Set of 120

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    Break-Resistant Cores – Durable, highly-pigmented pencils that can withstand heavy shading and layering Wide Selection of Colours – You’ll get 1...

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    Professional Drawing Pencils, Medium Degrees - 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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  • Professional Drawing 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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  • Woodless Watercolour Pencils - Set of 24

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    Get More Colour Coverage - These woodless pencils offer 5x the coverage you'd get from traditional watercolour pencils. Bold & Rich Colours ...

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    Coloured Pencils, Triangular-Shaped - Set of 48

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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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  • Watercolour Pencils, Triangle Shaped - 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 Ergonomic ...

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    Eraser Pencil Kit

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    Correct & Highlight - Use these eraser pencils for revising your artwork or creating highlights by lifting colour from darker areas Effortle...

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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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  • HB Wood-Cased Pencils - Box of 48

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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 Mechanical Pencils - 20 Pack

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    Advanced Writing Tool - This bulk mechanical pencils set includes pencils with broad barrels, rubber grips, & a comfortable click button Ref...

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  • HB Mechanical Pencils - 16 Pack With Refills

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    Practical Construction - Each pencil has a comfortable rubber grip, thick barrel and conveniently placed button to dispense the lead  Convenient...

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  • HB Wood-Cased 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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  • HB Wood-Cased 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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    HB Wood-Cased 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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    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 Watercolourist 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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    Expert Watercolour Pencils - Pack of 3 (More Colours Available)

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    Water-Soluble Coloured Pencils - Create colourful designs then add water for watercolour effects to come to life  Expert-Grade Pencils - Best q...

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Pencils & Pastels

A pencil is one of the first supplies that most people begin to make art with. Start your next masterpiece with a quality pencil. Watercolour, woodless, drawing, and mechanical pencils are just some of the options to choose from. Use them for everything from laying down initial sketches to creating fully realised compositions. You can also use them to help you mark sewing projects or sketch where you’ll need to cut on a woodworking piece. No artist’s collection is complete without a good set of pencils, so grab the tools you need today!

 

What are different pencils used for? Most pencils in general are used for drawing or sketching. There are some pencils that are designed specifically for drawing purposes which come in different hardnesses to allow for more advanced shading. You can also find coloured pencils and watercolour pencils for colouring in whatever art piece you may be creating. Watercolour pencils are also unique because they can be used wet or dry for different colouring effects.

 

What are pastels used for? Pastels are used almost exclusively for colouring. They're often used as an alternative to oil paints. Pastels work well for creating a textured look in a piece of art. You’ll be able to work with them similarly to the way you’d use crayons or coloured pencils. Some of the most common techniques artists use when working with pastels include shading, highlighting, feathering, masking, and blending.

 

Which is the best pencil? There is no single best pencil. Having a varied collection allows you to create the best art possible. The more you have, the more texture and colour variation can be worked with. This allows you to create a piece of art according to your creative vision without having to modify it based on the pencil you have on hand. Through working with different varieties, you may come to have a favourite pencil but every artist's favourite pencil is as unique to them as their art style.

 

Whether you create your next piece with pencil or pastels, they're both important tools to keep on hand. It's easy to go through them quickly so there's no such thing as having too many. A pencil is the most basic tool for an artist and therefore the most essential. It's the most important tool to get started sketching and make a vision come to life. The varieties may even allow for the majority of a piece or even an entire piece of art to be created by pencil. Get a top-quality Arteza pencil or pastel set to add to your collection of professional art supplies.

 

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