Conte a Paris has a wide range of Sketching Pencils. This Conte a Paris Pierre Noire Sketching Pencil set is perfect for drawing nudes, landscapes or laying rapid sketches. The Conte a Paris “Pierre Noire” pencil is a soft lead with a black that is dense, deep, indelible and matt. It is much appreciated for its use on all types of supports such as sketch pads, craft paper, linen or even canvas. With its sharpened lead, the drawing is lively and accurate or with a half-worn lead, the work is more spontaneous and free. The length of the pencils are 176.5 mm, the diameter of the pencils are 8.5 mm and the diameter of the lead is 5 mm. This set contains graduations of HB and 2B.