Conté à Paris have been manufacturing some of the finest artists’ materials available for more than 200 years. Many artists and grand masters have used Conté à Paris products because of the selection of pigments, lightfastness, and the exceptional brightness and purity of the colours. Conte offers a traditional range of Drawing and Sketching Pencils with a variety of exceptional leads. These pencils are excellent for portrait, landscape and still life work. The Conté Pencils compliment the Conté Crayon perfectly and blend well with them. It is recommended that the barrel alone should be shapened with a knife and the lead shaped with a scraper or sandpaper. The Conte Metal Drawing Box has everything you need to make a wonderful masterpiece in a convenient and sturdy metal box. Enjoy working with rich vivid Graphite grades of the Conte range. Their rich opacity makes them ideal for work on darker papers and their quality ensures the longevity of drawings. Assorted Set of 12 Graphite Pencils (Includes 1 each of: S3H, 2H, H, B, 3B, 4B, 5B, 6B; & 2 each of B & 2B.) in a Tin Box.