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Old 01-29-2020, 09:49 AM
tiago.dagostini tiago.dagostini is offline
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Re: Graphite pencils

Originally Posted by SeanInDublin
I think Mr Hardtmuth (Koh-i-Noor) and Mr Conte both share credit for inventing the graphite pencil we love. The good English graphite was not exported at the time due to revolution and war in Europe.

Some Koh-i-Noor graphite on Fabriano Hot Pressed Artistico...

A2 study for an oil painting. Brighter and whiter in reality

In fact Derwent is the graphite pencil creator. Conté and Koh I noor pencils were charcoal and lamp mixing.
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