Black Charcoal Pencils - 12 Piece Set. Medium. Easier to Sharpen Than Traditional Charcoal Sticks. A Combination of Natural Charcoal with the Finest Clays. Smooth Lay Down and Blends Easily. Tone is Similar to Graphite. For Detailed Illustrations, General Sketches, Tone Drawings, Realistic Renderings. Package Contains 12 Black Charcoal Medium Soft Pencils in a Box. Description: This 12 Piece Charcoal Pencil Set is excellent for crisp detailed illustrations, general sketches for paintings tone drawings and realistic renderings. Cedar barrels contain flexible charcoal of the highest quality that's been mixed with the finest clays for a rich, smooth application with all the beauty of earthy, traditional charcoal. Plus, they're easier to sharpen than traditional charcoal sticks, with less breakage. When applied with a light touch, the tone is similar to graphite. Application is smooth and blends easily, yet retains an open, grainy texture that makes charcoal such a beautiful medium. The Pencils are pre-sharpened, so they're ready to use.