Nitram Baton for Charcoal


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Designed to hold the new Nitram Mignonette thin 4mm charcoal stick.

The Nitram Bâton provides a unique way to draw. It celebrates bringing two thoughts together.

1. Drawing is the backbone of all art. Michelangelo practiced drawing one hour every day. Claude Monet began by dedicating two years to charcoal drawing.

2. Drawing with charcoal, is preferred, because the techniques used are very close to painting.

Artists who have tried the Bâton:
“I love it!  Lightweight and clean, easy to use and feels good in the hands…”
“Enables a good ‘taking in’ of the model and background at the same time”

Nitram soft charcoal is easy to erase and doesn’t leave behind a lot of dust as some charcoal’s do. With versatility and ease of use, Nitram Charcoal is the perfect choice for adding dark accents and tonal value to a drawing.

Nitram Charcoal is neither a willow nor a vine charcoal. It is produced using a unique process that maintains the wood’s cell structure to increase durability and prevent breakage while providing rich blacks and superior tonal values.

Despite its softness, Nitram batons can be sharpened to a fine point. It won’t crumble and is resistant to breakage, unlike willow or vine charcoal that can easily break.

Nitram Charcoal produce less dust when used or sharpened. Due to its unique manufacturing process, it creates less dust when used or sharpened – making it a better choice for those sensitive to the dust of willow and vine charcoal.

Nitram Mignonettes Refills are specially designed to fit into the Baton.

Are you working large? Nitram offers a large format charcoal for working big. Nitram offers three selections of charcoal that won’t create the mess that a charcoal chunk makes. Along with clean, crisp drawing, Nitram charcoals are wrapped with paper so the artist doesn’t need to worry about accidentally touching paper or canvas with a soiled finger. In 25 mm, 50 mm and  a block 15 mm x 46 mm.


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