Drawing Pencil Comparison Chart

I’ve made a comparison of common drawing pencils and I’ve marked the best choices for sketching and fine art. Enjoy!

Brand Range Quality Price Best Fine
Art Choice
Best
Sketching
Choice
Derwent Graphic Pencils 9B – 9H Excellent High X .
Cretacolor Fine Art
Graphite Pencils
2H – 9B Average Avg. . .
Cretacolor Monolith
Woodless Pencil
HB – 9B Average High . .
Palomino 2B – 2H Excellent Avg. . X
General’s Kimberly
Drawing Pencils
6B – 9H Poor Low . .
Sanford Turquoise
Drawing Pencils
6B – 9H Average Avg. . .
Sanford Turquoise
Leads – 2mm
6B – 6H Average Low . .
Staedtler Mars
Lumograph Drawing
Leads – 2mm
2B – 4H Excellent High X .
High – $1.26 to $1.50 each

Average – $0.86 to $1.25

Low – $0.55 to $0.85 each

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I'm an artist, an accidental author, and lover of life. I grew up in Yorktown, Indiana, and I've been writing this website since 1999.
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