Charcoal & Charcoal Pencils

  • Charcoal in traditional sticks form
  • Budget compressed charcoal sets
  • Charcoal Pencils combine the flair and drama of charcoal with accuracy and precision of pencils
  • Naturally watersoluble, add a little water to your picture to create interesting effects.

The General Pencil Company

The General Pencil Company

The General Pencil Company is a family owned business which has been manufacturing pencils since 1889. With a commitment to making the finest quality pencils possible, all their pencil products are cased in genuine Californian Cedar from sustainable sources.

Still made by traditional methods at their factory in New Jersey, USA, General Pencils Charcoal pencil is an excellent product from a company famous for its consistent quality.

Nitram Charcoal

Nitram Charcoal

For nearly fifty years Nitram refined the process of charcoal making in the heart of France. Started by Martin Gros, (hence the name, Martin spelled backwards) it was a family company until moving, along with the original oven and processes, to Canada.  Nitram Charcoal has become  known by artists around the globe for it's unique qualities.  It is extremely durable, easy to erase, can be sharpened to a point, and generates less dust than comparable products.

Staedtler Charcoal

Staedtler CharcoalFrom 2020 Staedtler have launched their ever popular Lumograph range with a charcoal option.

Lyra Charcoal Pencils

Lyra Charcoal PencilsLyra offer a wonderful range of charcoal pencils as well as their 'dark black' Carbon and Carbon Extra Dark.

Derwent Charcoal & Tinted Charcoal Pencils

Derwent Charcoal & Tinted Charcoal Pencils
Derwent Charcoal & Tinted Charcoal ranges have all the properties of traditional charcoal and none of the mess.

Conte Charcoal Sketching Pencils

Conte Charcoal Sketching PencilsThe Conte Charcoal Pencil gives a clean, dense finish of intense black. This pencil blends perfectly with the iron red and sepia pencils and allows you to produce more accurate and carefully drawn lines than traditional charcoal it also does not dirty your hands.

Cretacolor Charcoal Pencils

Cretacolor Charcoal Pencils
Cretacolor charcoal pencils give a dense, rich matt black line with s smooth uniform finish.  Available in 3 grades, naturally watersoluble and fully blendable.  All the fun of charcoal with the ability to work in more detail.

Jakar Compressed Charcoal Sets

Jakar Compressed Charcoal SetsFrom Jakar International we have a great range of sets of good quality, compressed charcoals for beginners or younger artists.  An excellent budget option.