Putting Pencils Into Play04/09/2012
A thread about pencils in the Chatter forum at Fountain Pen Network prompted me to look at the tools on my desk and refine my selection to two that would carry me through the day without feeling deprived or limited. For general use a black Autopoint #300-1 Jumbo All American MP with 0.9 mm HB lead will do. For drawing a Staedtler Mars Lumograph 6B is good for a satisfying range of lights to darks. Those two are really all I need to happily put graphite into play.
Even so, I am willing to try something new. Do you have any suggestions? What works for you?