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Grip graphite sketch with Grip pencils

Get to Know Grip Graphite Pencils

Even in today’s digital age, it is important to find the perfect graphite pencil for all your writing and creating needs. The Grip 2001 Graphite Pencil collection provides just that; they are designed to be your everyday writing companion. As a part of the General Writing brand Grip pencils complement the modern office or study with an attention to detail and functionality with every pencil.
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Graphite Degrees of Hardness

Graphite Pencil Degrees of Hardness Explained

Your graphite pencil lead guide. Our high-quality graphite pencils consist of a mixture of graphite and clay and are currently available in 16 degrees of hardness. The degree of graphite hardness is determined by the mix ratio of the graphite and clay, the greater the graphite the softer the lead and the more clay the harder the lead. There is a graphite pencil for every artist!
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Pinecone with Pitt Artist Pen

Sketchbook on the go with Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencil Roll

Hi everyone, Mou here! How do you stay creative during summer break? This question particularly applies to all who get extra busy during summer as the kids stay home. I am one of you, so staying creative during summer can sometimes be a slight challenge. I try to be creative daily and sometimes that means I am sketching on the go, making use of small pockets of time. I find that creating on the go is easier with the appropriate tools and here are some of my favorites:
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