Charcoal is one of the world's oldest art materials. It's versatile and can be used for bold, sweeping lines or precise detailed images. Derwent tinted charcoal pencils are watersoluble and combine the rich, expressive qualities of traditional charcoal with a gentle hint of color, for drama and subtlety in one drawing tool. The 4mm core produces a wide variety of creative effects, from rich, deep tones to a translucent-like wisps. Perfect for life studies and expressive pieces, this charcoal collection includes a comprehensive range of possibilities.