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Derwent Water-soluble Graphitone Graphite Sticks (Set of 4)
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- Stick of pure watersoluble graphite with peelable paper wrap
- Ideal for sketching and drawing
- Use as traditional pencil or produce broader strokes by peeling the wrap and using the side of the stick
- Breakable stick to control graphite use
- Blister of full range 2B, 4B, 6B, HB
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Derwent Watersoluble Graphitone Pencils, 4-Ct. Pack
Nothing Beats Graphite for Drama and Impact
If you like working in graphite, you’ll love Derwent watersoluble graphitone pencils. Graphitone is a pencil-shaped stick of pure, artist-quality watersoluble graphite combined with premium clays. Use it like a conventional pencil or break into chunks to create broad sweeps of tone or subtle graphite washes. Available in 4 versatile wash strengths, Graphitone is easy to use as its protective wrap simply peels away to expose as much or as little graphite as you need. And because the entire stick is 100% usable material, it’s very economical too.
- 4 wash strengths in range
- Round 7 mm stick of pure graphite
- 100% usable material
- Pack of 4 includes 2B light wash, 4B medium wash, 6N dark wash, and 8B very dark wash
Ten Top Tips Using Watersoluble Graphitone Sticks
Since 1832, Derwent has been inspiring amateur and professional artists with an exceptional range of innovative fine art materials.
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From the manufacturer
The Graphitone Graphite Sticks have no wood casing just pure water-soluble graphite in a stick. There are so many things you can do with Derwent Water-soluble Graphitone; you can use it like a pencil but the real fun begins when you peel off the wrapper! The Derwent Graphitone Sticks allow you to try different techniques as well as choosing from four wash strengths from a light to a very dark wash.
The graphitone sticks allow you to try new techniques and express yourself in new ways. You can simply use the Graphitone sticks whole or break them into chunks to create broad sweeps of tone. Then, just add water and watch the graphite dissolve into softness. The sticks are perfect for expressive sketching and drawing.
This Derwent Water-soluble Graphitone Graphite Sticks set contains; 1 x Light Wash 2B stick, 1 x Medium Wash 4B stick, 1 x Dark Wash 6B and 1 x Very Dark Wash 8B.
A History of Derwent
- 1500s - Graphite found in Borrowdale in the Lake District.
- 1832 - First recorded factory manufacturing pencils in Keswick, Cumbria.
- 1941 - Secret wartime pencil produced for aircrew in bomber command, World War II.
- 1981 - The Cumberland Pencil Museum opens in Keswick, Cumbria.
- 1982 - Derwent pencils used to create the animation in the film 'The Snowman'.
- 2008 - The company moves to a purpose built factory in Workington, Cumbria opened by HM The Queen.
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