Derwent Academy Sketching Pencils 12pk


Product Code: 708-PC00206

Ideal for both novice and seasoned artists, this set caters to a range of sketching techniques.

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Versatile Drawing Tools

These pencils are suitable for both sketching and detailed line work, meeting the needs of various drawing tasks.

British Quality

Constructed in the UK, these sketching pencils exemplify high-quality craftsmanship, supporting local manufacturing and ensuring premium reliability for every art project.

Enhanced Durability

Constructed with hexagonal barrels and break-resistant leads, these pencils manage frequent use effectively.

Comfortable Use

Featuring hexagonal barrels, these pencils are designed to provide artists with a comfortable and stable grip, reducing fatigue during prolonged drawing sessions.

Smooth Performance

The smooth performance of these graphite pencils ensures a pleasant drawing experience, perfect for both detailed line work and soft shading techniques.

Derwent Academy Sketching Pencils 12pk

Ideal for both novice and seasoned artists, this set caters to a range of sketching techniques.


  • This diverse set of pencils, ranging from 6B for rich shading to 5H for sharp lines, supports various artistic techniques. Each pencil in this UK-made set ensures reliability and precision for sketchbooks, technical drawings, and more.

  • The sturdy construction and easy grip provided by the hexagonal barrels make these pencils suitable for extended use, allowing artists to refine their drawing skills comfortably.

  • Incorporating these pencils into regular art classes can significantly boost pupils' engagement with art and design, encouraging them to experiment with different styles and increase their artistic confidence.

Supports the National Curriculum

Design & Technology, Key Stage 2, Design

Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through discussion, annotated sketches, cross-sectional and exploded diagrams, prototypes, pattern pieces and computer-aided design.

Art & Design, Key Stage 3

To use a range of techniques to record their observations in sketchbooks, journals and other media as a basis for exploring their ideas.

Art & Design, Key Stage 2

To improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials (for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay).

Technical Summary


    Product includes

  • Contains the following; 6B, 5B, 4B, 3B, 2B, B, HB, H, 2H, 3H, 4H and 5H, Made in the UK,

  • Pack size

  • 12

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for 5 to 16 years

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