This tin containing 12 sketching pencils is perfect for people who love to draw and want to develop their skills. Made with natural wood barrels the Sketching range consists of 12 degrees from a soft 6B to a hard 5H (6B, 5B, 4B, 3B, 2B, B HB, H, 2H, 3H, 4H, 5H). Soft pencils are best suited to sketching and blending. Harder pencils are used for straight line and detailed work as they hold a sharper point. Derwent pencils are easy to sharpen and break resistant.