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Conte Sketching Pencils

Conte Sketching Pencils

  • $2.95


The Conté à Paris "Pierre Noire" pencil is a soft lead with a black that is dense, deep, indelible and matt. It is much appreciated for its use on all types of supports sketch pad, kraft paper, linen canvas... 
Recommended for nudes, landscapes, laying rapid sketches.
With a sharpened lead, the drawing is lively and accurate. With a half-worn lead, the work is more spontaneous and free.
- Graduations : H, HB, B, 2B, 3B
- Lenght 176.5 mm / Diameter 8.5 mm / Lead diameter 5 mm

The colour of the Conté à Paris "Sanguine" pencil is a deep "rust" and its lines are easily blended. With a sharpened lead : the drawing is accurate, the colour is transparent and if the work is lightly drawn the Sanguine pencil lets the texture of the paper appear. With a half-worn lead, the opacity increases with the pressure exerted on the pencil.
- Recommended for : nudes, its colour recalls that of the skin when highlighted using white. Blending the colour creates the shading.
- Use : Sanguine is frequently used in skteching to draw the body. For more complex work, it's advisable to use Pierre Noire to emphasise the contrast and white pencil to highlight the areas of light on the body. 
Length 176.5 mm / Diameter 8.5 mm / Lead diameter 5 mm


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