Derwent Charcoal Pencils & Tinted Charcoal Derwent Charcoal & Tinted Charcoal Pencils
The Derwent Charcoal Pencil
  • The Derwent Charcoal pencil is the one to choose if you are looking for the traditional effect of charcoal with a little more control and a little less mess
  • Charcoal particles are mixed with the finest clays and encased in wood to produce a rich, smoothly textured pencil
  • Use Charcoal Pencils on top of other colours to add darker tones for shadows
  • Use a Derwent Blender, a paper stump, or a finger to blend and create different effects of light and shadow
The Derwent Tinted Charcoal Pencil
  • The Derwent Tinted Charcoal pencil combines the rich, expressive qualities of charcoal with a gentle hint of colour
  • Small amounts of pigment are mixed with charcoal and clay to produce charcoal with just a hint of colour
  • Easy to blend with finger, Blender Pencil or paper stump
  • Naturally watersoluble to create washes and other effects
  • Darker tones can be added using the point of the pencil
  • Use a fine eraser or putty eraser to lift highlights 
These easy to use pencils offer drama and subtlety in one drawing tool. They enable you to produce a wide variety of creative effects, from rich, deep tones to a translucent-like mist, adding an imaginative twist to any charcoal drawing.