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Buy individual colour, watercolour, graphite and pastel pencils at Art to Art! With the best prices and world's best brands such as Prismacolour, LyraFaber Castell and Caran D'Ache, we’ve got you covered. Shop art pencils online today for same day dispatch in Australia.

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Staedtler Mars Lumograph charcoal Pencils


Generals Charcoal Pencils


Faber Castell Pitt natural charcoal pencil - Hard


Faber Castell Pitt natural charcoal pencil - Medium


Faber Castell Pitt natural charcoal pencil - Soft


Staedtler Mars Lumograph Jumbo Pencils


Faber Castell Pitt Charcoal Pencil - Soft


Staedtler Lumograph Aquarell Pencils


Caran D'Ache Pastel Pencils


Faber Castell Pitt Charcoal Pencil- Medium


Faber Castell Pitt Graphite Matt Pencils


Mont Marte Woodless Charcoal Pencils 3pk


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No matter your art style, you’re sure to find an art pencil for you at Art to Art. Our artist pencils are made from the highest quality materials and can produce the most amazing pieces of art. "For drawing, you can’t go wrong with graphite pencils. And for shading, charcoal pencils are definitely a great choice. Pencils, in general, are indispensable tools in the art world, used not only for these purposes but also for sketching and experimenting with various artistic techniques.


Each type of pencil, whether graphite or charcoal, is tailored for specific tasks—graphite being ideal for precise, detailed work, and charcoal for rich, deep shading. The ability to erase and refine the artwork makes pencils particularly valuable for artists who are in the process of developing their skills or experimenting with new ideas. Additionally, their affordability makes them accessible to artists at all levels, especially those working within a tight budget. Plus, their portability means that artists can carry them anywhere, ready to capture inspiration whenever it strikes. This combination of versatility, affordability, and convenience makes pencils a top choice for artists in a variety of settings


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Types of art pencils


Graphite pencils: love drawing, writing, or sketching? Graphite pencils are your go-to art pencil! Made from high-quality materials, these pencils glide effortlessly over the paper and can be used for both straight line and detailed work. They offer versatility for a wide range of applications, making them ideal for both beginners and seasoned artists. Plus, their ability to be easily erased allows for experimentation and corrections, enhancing creativity without permanent consequences.


Colour pencils: add a pop of colour into your artwork with our range of coloured pencils! Coming in a wide range of colours, these pencils are richly pigmented and incredibly blendable. They are perfect for artists who want to explore different techniques and add vibrancy to their work. Affordable and easy to transport, these pencils make it easy to create colourful art on a budget, anywhere you go.


Watercolour pencils: switch from drawing to painting in an instant with watercolour pencils! Use them dry for a rich, intense colour, or add some water to create a vivid, translucent effect. These pencils combine the control of a coloured pencil with the beauty and effects of watercolour paint, making them a superb choice for artists who travel and prefer to carry versatile tools that can accommodate multiple techniques.


Charcoal pencils: renowned for their shading ability, charcoal pencils are a Favorite of many artists! Made from compressed charcoal, these pencils will deliver incredible coverage and versatility. They are perfect for achieving deep, rich blacks and a range of shades, which are great for dramatic and expressive artwork. Charcoal pencils are also cost-effective and portable, ideal for artists on the go who need reliable tools for shading and sketching.



Mechanical Pencils 
For precise lines and consistent thickness, look no further than our reliable Mechanical Drawing Pencils, available in multiple lead sizes to suit all your drafting needs.


In addition, we offer a basic sets which includes essential pencils suitable for beginners and professionals alike. This comprehensive range ensures that whatever your drawing needs, our category has a product to support your creativity and skill.


Here are some useful guidelines for utilizing a pencil effectively:

1. Select a pencil that is suited to your specific requirements.
2. Regularly sharpen your pencil to ensure the tip remains sharp, which is crucial for fine details.
3. Handle your pencil with care to prevent it from breaking; dropping it can lead to unnecessary damage.
4. Keep your work clean by taking measures to prevent smudging or smearing.
5. With consistent practice, you can improve your dexterity and accuracy, enabling you to create precise lines and detailed shapes.




What pencils do you use in art?

It really depends on what you’re trying to create! But for sketching or drawing, graphite and colour pencils are the most popular. For watercolour effects, opt for watercolour pencils, and for shading, try charcoal pencils. 


Which pencils are best for drawing and shading?

For drawing, you can’t go wrong with graphite pencils. And for shading, charcoal pencils are definitely a great choice. We recommend looking out for these brands:


Steadtler lumograph 

Faber Castell 



What are artist grade pencils?

Compared to your typical coloured pencil, artist grade pencils have a higher pigment content. This means artist grade pencils can produce art that is vibrant and rich in colour, and that even resembles paint!