Cretacolor compressed charcoal is made of charcoal particles and clay pressed into a mold and fired. It produces an even, smooth, dark black stroke that can be that can be easily smudged with a stomp or tortillon. Compressed charcoal is darker and more precise than natural charcoal.
Also available as an extra big, extra wide stick of Sketching Coal. Use for sweeping, dark black strokes or covering large areas. 2B Sketching Coal is softer and slightly waxier than Cretacolor's other compressed sticks. It measures approximately 3" x ¼" x ¼" (76mm x 6mm x 6mm).
Please note: the items below are only stocked at our warehouse for online orders (or phone orders with Customer Service) and at our 1153 Queen St. W. Toronto retail store (call store first to confirm availability). Product can also be purchased through any of our other retail stores as a customer order. Some conditions may apply and turnaround time will vary.
NOTE: In an effort to minimize damage during order packing and shipping, and to bring a higher level of customer service, this item is shipped in pack sizes. Individual sticks are sold in-store only. Please contact the location nearest you for availability.