A good drawing pencil is an essential part of any artist’s supplies. As a perfect line extension to current TOUCH brand portfolio, TOUCH Drawing Pencils are crafted with the highest quality materials for professional art, design, drafting, illustration, and rendering on paper. they feature a smooth gliding, east to blend, non=crumbling, and extra refined high-density graphite encased in premium pure cedar wood. TOUCH Drawing Pencils are available in a progressive grade range of 12, scaling from 10B (softest) to 4H (hardest). Offering extreme versatility, B indicates the graphite’s level of blackness of softness, and H its level of hardness. The higher the number, the softer of harder the lead will be. Hard leads make cleaner lines that are less susceptible to smudging; soft leads create richer and heavier velvety lines.