Faber Castell :GRAPHITE AQUARELLE :
Water-soluble pencils HB, 2B, 4B, 6B, 8B
These water-soluble pencils from Faber Castell, are ideal for sketches or complete watercolour works with graphite. They use the best artist quality pencil pigments, which dissolve completely when brushed with water. Extra break resistance 3.3 mm lead.
Pencil grades explained
Adding shade to a drawing, helps create a contrast from light to dark. If you lay down a very dark colour next to a light or white tone, they are both enhanced, helping create a depth of field and good contrast. When you graduate a tone, working through a range of pencil grades this helps gives a more gentle shaded look.
HB:- This is the most common pencil, and gives a great mid tone, the lead is firm, and perfect for lighter shades or your first marks..
B Grading :- The lead gradually becomes softer moving through the B number. 2B is softer and darker than a HB. Whilst 4B, 6B and 8B, have increased softness. 8B being the softest and darkest. As the B number increases the softness of the pencil increases, giving the advantage of laying down darker tones. Use a soft pencil gently as it is more likely to crumble.
Having a selection of pencil grades, will make creating tonal contrasts easier.
Pop up water pot also available
We regularly carry out price checks with our competitors, as we want to offer the best prices and service to our loyal customers. If you see an item at a better price, and you would like us to consider a price match, please let us know, and we will do our very best to either match or better the offer you have seen.
The item must be exactly the same product, in stock and available to post from a UK authorised retailer. Price match excludes clearance items, non UK websites, pricing errors, auction sites, or promotions exceeding 40% off the RRP.
Thank you for supporting our small businesses, if you would like us to consider a price match deal, please message Support@PaperStory.co.uk
For the majority of orders placed, we use Royal Mail business service, and aim to post orders within 1-2 days. Please do allow for longer delivery times and posting during holiday periods
Postage is charged at £3.80, Free on orders over £75.
Please note, we can only accept orders from the UK, we cannot accept orders that utilise third party services, that subsequently intend to send an order overseas. This is due to safety, security and export regulations.
Scotland rural and island communities may require an additional delivery charge to be requested after placing your order. If this is required, we will be in touch to discuss the best delivery option for you as soon as possible after placing your order. If you would like a quote before hand, please email email@example.com
Free collection is available from our Bawdeswell Shop
PaperStory rewards, build up Arty points, to use in our online store on your future purchases.
Receive a birthday bonus & extra points just for signing up. For every £1 spent you will receive 1 Arty point. When you reach 100 Arty points, you can exchange your points for a voucher. 100 points will give you a £1 voucher code to redeem on your next order.
The fine details...Voucher codes can not be exchanged for cash or used in our Bawdeswell store, they are for online use only. Redeem qualifying vouchers at the checkout, once you have logged in to your account.
Please note, only one voucher can be used per transaction, we are unable to combine reward vouchers with any another code or discount. Minimum spend required, depending on value of voucher.
Remember to login, because If you place an order through the guest checkout, you will not be able to receive reward points.