Derwent United States - XL Graphite Blocks


XL Graphite Blocks

by Ian Hodgson

Quick coverage for creative sketching - Everything about Derwent XL Graphite is big; big blocks and even bigger possibilities. You can create a wide variety of textures and effects with these generous graphite blocks; subtle blending, fine lines and deep tonal work are all possible.

We have developed 6 dense shades from Olive Green to Burnt and Raw Umber which work really well for bold landscape drawings.

“Incredibly versatile, XL Graphite blocks are capable of creating a wide range of textures and effects from subtle blending and sensitive work through expressive mark making to the densest of tone and shading…An absolute pleasure to use, he chunky graphite blocks have opened up exciting new possibilities for my art practice, I can’t get enough of them!” Ian Hodgson