General’s Compressed Charcoal Pencils


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General’s Compressed Charcoal Pencils

General’s Charcoal Pencils #557 Series​Rich and Smooth, in 4 degrees: HB, 2B, 4B, 6B. General’s “Original” Charcoal pencils are handcrafted with an extra smooth, rich, intense black drawing formula. Oil free and blend-able, these pencils are made with the finest organic blacks with a rich warm hue. Use them to create beautiful art renderings and mixed media art. They are ideal for drawing class, painting, sketching, still life and portraits. Additional uses: Applying patterns on canvas, and transferring a design, or to draw directly onto fabric.
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About General Pencil Company:

General Pencil Company – Handcrafted with Pride in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA

General Pencil Company’s art and craft pencils, charcoal and soaps come to you from their factory in Jersey City, New Jersey. They believe in quality, tradition, value, and the fun of creating. They take pride in handcrafting quality pencils and artist materials using traditional methods passed down for six generations.
Their history dates back to 1860 when Edward Weissenborn began the first pencil factory in the USA. In 1889, Edward and his son, Oscar A., began what is now the General Pencil Company. Still family owned and operated, their goal is to create consistent, quality products in a sustainable manner for artists of all levels.
HISTORYGeneral Pencil is celebrating 130 years of manufacturing quality art and drawing tools!
VALUESGeneral Pencil’s tradition of handcrafting safe, quality art products, and brands that artists can depend on, goes along with their commitment to sustainable business practices.

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2B, 4B, 6B, HB

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