Is Nitram Charcoal a willow or vine charcoal?
Nitram is neither willow or vine charcoal. It is produced using a unique process that maintains the wood’s cell structure to increase durability and prevent breakage while providing rich blacks and superior tonal values.
Does Nitram Charcoal produce a lot of dust when used or sharpened?
Due to its unique manufacturing process, it creates less dust when used or sharpened – making it a better choice for those sensitive to the dust of willow and vine charcoal.
What are the differences between H, HB & B?
The Nitram H can be sharpened to an extra fine point for creating fine detail. The unique hardness of Nitram H makes lighter and mid-tones easier to attain.
The Nitram HB is a medium soft charcoal is the one most preferred for drawing and sketching. Nitram HB’s superior hold is perfect for homogenizing tones and retaining tonal detail.
The Nitram B is a soft charcoal that produces a rich black. It’s soft, yet can hold a point.