Pencil Lead Art. Intricately carved pencil lead sculptures hungarian artist cerkahegyzo uses a most unexpected medium for his intricate sculptures: Nicpro 6 pcs art mechanical pencils set metal, drafting pencil 0.3 & 0.5 & 0.7 & 0.9 mm and 2mm lead holder (4b 2b hb 2h) for art writing, sketching drawing,with 8 tubes lead refills erasers sharpener
Cindy was immediately intrigued because the pencil lead carvings are similar to her practice of carving images into the blades of tools including saws, shovels and rakes. Though the archetypal pencil was an artist's brush, the stylus, a thin metal stick used for scratching in papyrus or wax. They are usually available in a range from 2h (hardest) to 2b (softer).
Graphite pencils are also known as lead pencils and used for drawing, writing, and even sketching.
Pencil Lead Art. The core or lead inside your pencil is actually a mix of finely ground graphite and clay filler. Known as the pencil's lead, graphite comes in varying degrees of solidity or pencil hardness. With lead holders, more of the lead can be exposed during use, making them similar to wooden pencils in terms of techniques that an artist is able to employ. A softer lead is often used by artists as it can create quick and heavy lines.