There are now MADE IN CANADA. Referred to as "the best," Nitram Academy Fine Art Charcoal is the preferred charcoal for classically trained artists. The charcoal creates less dust than others and can be sharpened to create fine detail. The sticks are easy to sharpen without breaking. Making them idea for details works and controlled drawing. Watch a video.
Each package contains these Square Sticks (fusains)
2 x H (5mm)
2 x HB (5mm)
2 x B (5mm)
2 x B+ (6mm)
Nitram Académie Fusains B (Soft) For the discerning artist that requires a rich black for drawing, then Nitram B is the answer. It is very soft, yet is still able to carry a point for working rich blacks into the paper or canvas.
Nitram Académie Fusains HB (Medium) This medium soft charcoal is the one most preferred for drawing and sketching. Nitram HB’s superior hold is perfect for homogenizing tones and retaining tonal detail.
Nitram Académie Fusains H (Hard) Nitram H can be sharpened to an extra fine point for creating fine detail in your drawing. Also, the unique hardness of Nitram H makes lighter and mid tones easier to attain.
Use them alone or try the beautiful Nitram Stylus. It is a comfortable, elegant drawing tool made to hold these sticks.
The sharpening bloc is a handy accessory for pointing Nitram charcoals. It comes with refills.