The Lyra Rembrandt Carbon Pencil has a perfectly combined core of charcoal and graphite. An extremely fine grained core means a smooth, clean laydown. The work can be smeared with fingers or paper sticks. For softer grades the use of a fixative is recommended but not essential.
Lyra Rembrandt Charcoal Pencils have a beautiful, soft, powdery core which is perfect for outlining or sketching. They are blendable and water soluble which means a huge number of effects can be achieved.
The Lyra Rembrandt Sanguine Oil Pencil is a traditional monochrome sketching pencil. The core is oil based so requires no fixative. This makes the pencil extremely popular for unplanned portraits or sketches in the field.
The Lyra Rembrandt Dark Sepia pencil is a dry blendable pencil. It is very well suited to landscapes, life drawings and shading. It is a traditional monochrome drawing pencil which is water soluble and the finished work must be protected with a fixative.
The Lyra Rembrandt Light Sepia Dry pencil is particularly good for landscapes, still life and anytime there is a need to create wonderful shading effects. Drawings can be blended with a kneadable eraser, paper stump or just your fingers. The pencils are water soluble but will need a fixative to preserve the finished work.
Many pencil artists struggle to find that elusive 'blacker than black' line that doesn't have the shine of traditional graphite. There are a bewildering array of types of these pencils on the market with some using ink in the mix, some using charcoal, some using oil. Here we gather together a selection for you to try to see if you can find that perfect black line!