Drawing Materials

Faber Castell

Faber-Castell is the world’s oldest and largest manufacturer of wood-cased pencils, and its “Art & Graphic” range enjoys the respect of artists, both professional and amateur. For centuries, the company’s competence in this field has earned the praise of well-known creative people – from Vincent van Gogh to Karl Lagerfeld. Quality artists’ pigments ensure light-fastness and therefore dense brilliant colours that last for decades. All the products are based on the same colour numbering system, giving reliable results with mixed techniques such as water-soluble and permanent pencils.

Products: Coloured pencils, graphite pencils, hb pencils, erasers, pencil sharpeners, charcoal.

Nitram Charcoal

For the discerning artist that requires a rich black for drawing, then Nitram B is the answer.

It is very soft, yet is still able to carry a point for working rich blacks into the paper or canvas.

This medium soft charcoal is the one most preferred for drawing and sketching. Nitram HB’s superior hold is perfect for homogenizing tones and retaining tonal detail.

Nitram H can be sharpened to an extra fine point for creating fine detail in your drawing.  Also, the unique hardness of Nitram H makes lighter and mid tones easier to attain.

The advantage of Nitram is its ability to not crumble or skip when used expressively.

Nitram Charcoal has the advantage of rich blacks and a wider range of shades.

This helps the artist to refine the values that will later define the finished piece.

Nitram’s superb quality ensures that it does not crumble under pressure so you can express yourself with confidence.

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