Note: This Pencil Kit Contains the hard to find General's 2h Extra Hard Charcoal Pencil
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Creating Contrast and Texture Drawing Kit

This kit contains the drawing tools I recommend and use in my  Drawing Workshops


I've collaborated with General's Pencil Company to produce a special drawing kit that contains all of the pencils, blending supplies, and erasers  I supply in my workshops.

This kit contains an amazing amount of drawing supplies...and it has some really cool features to help you stay organized while you draw! Watch the video below to "see it in action"!

Click below to watch a short video that demonstrates this unique drawing kit

Along with the kit, you have the option to add more items I recommend to help with your drawings.
Click the link below to see what you get when you include my
Bonus Pack

Here are some photos of the Contrast and Texture Pencil Kit "In Action"

Opens flat.

Handy pouch holds chamois, felt, erasers, etc.
Stands up

like an easel.
Easy access to pencils.
Elastic bands hold them.
Pencil band is removable.

Velcro makes it easy!

Pencil band folds to stand up on its own.

Handy pouch on easel opens at the top.

Pencil band forms a convenient pencil cup

for pencils you are using most often.

You'll get access to a video tutorial where I demonstrate how to use all these drawing tools.

NOTE: This is NOT a physical DVD.

The Creating Contrast and Texture Drawing Kit includes: 

(9) Kimberly Graphite drawing Pencils (9h, 6h, 2h, f, b, 4b, 6b, 8b)
The widest range of graphite to help with the subtle shading necessary for realism.

(1) Kimberly Graphite (9xxb)
Special unique formula allows dark values with no graphite shine.

(3) Primo Euro Blend Charcoal Pencils (hb, b, 3b)
Smooth, Dark, Rich Charcoal for even darker areas and rougher textures not possible with graphite.

(1) Primo Elite Grande Pencil
The darkest charcoal I've ever found. This pencil allows extreme contrast to make your drawings "pop".

(1) General's Charcoal Pencil Extra Hard (2h)
The hardest charcoal I've ever found.  Holds an extremely sharp point without breaking or crumbling. Without this pencil, it would be impossible to create the sharp focus realism I'm known for.

(1) Carbon Sketch Pencil (Soft)
Combines the smoothness of graphite with the deep rich blacks of charcoal. The hardness is approximately 4B. 

(1) Carbon (Hard)
 This new pencil from General's can hold a sharper point than the carbon sketch for more precise details in carbon.

(1) Layout Pencil
Perfect for getting your basic values down. Easily erasable, yet dark values are possible.

(2) Blending Stumps
High quality compressed paper stumps for blending graphite, charcoal, and carbon.

(2) Tortillions
Perfect for blending extremely small areas.

(1) Chamois Square
Used for very soft, smooth blending and shading. Also perfect for lightening values.

(1) Felt Square
Used to create rougher textures through blending

(1) General's Kneaded Eraser
This eraser can be formed into any shape. Use it to keep your drawings clean and highlights bright. I also use it to gently lighten areas to adjust values and create textures.

(1) General's Factis Magic Black Eraser
This black eraser was formulated especially for charcoal. It does not smudge, cuts a clean edge and won't harm the paper.

(1) Pen Style Vinyl Eraser
This is an extremely important erasing tool I use to "cut back" into darker toned areas to make a clean white line. Excellent for rendering hair, wood, fabric and many other textures. It's like drawing with white.

(1) General's Little Red All-Art Sharpener
The same sharpeners we use in my live drawing workshops. Designed to sharpen charcoal, carbon, and graphite pencils without breaking and is able to sharpen the fatter pencils like the Elite Grande and the Carbon Sketch.

(1) Sandpaper Paddle
This is how I get my pencils to a needle sharp point when I need sharp edges and precise detail. You can also use it to collect charcoal or graphite powder to spread with one of the blenders.

All this, plus the video tutorial that demonstrates how I use all these supplies in my drawings.

NOTE: The Bonus Pack is not included when you order my pencil kit from this page. You must choose to add it by clicking the option to include the Bonus Pack

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