What are graphite pencils good for?
The humble graphite pencil is the workhorse of many artists toolkits. Made from graphite blends mixed with wax, drawing and sketching pencils are a versatile mark making tool perfect for jotting down quick ideas, plotting compositions or even for highly detailed drawings.Sep 23, 2563 BE
What is the difference between graphite pencils and lead pencils?
Modern pencil leads are not made of lead at all, but of graphite (a form of carbon). Graphite is non-toxic (unlike lead) and is highly stable under prolonged UV light exposure (highly lightfast).Sep 3, 2559 BE
Why do artists like to use graphite pencils? Some artists prefer to work with just two or three pencils in a single piece. Graphite tends to work better on smooth paper and is more suited for smaller drawings or quick sketches. Because you’re working with a tool that has a very small mark-making surface, it’s hard to cover a lot of area smoothly.
How do you use graphite pencils for beginners?