Sanguine pencils are Fine Art pencils belonging to the monochrome pastel group. The rich and pasty or dry leads are resistant and smooth. Lead diameter 3.8 mm. Oil-based red chalk pencil – ideal for portraits, nude studies and landscapes. Dry red chalk pencil – ideal for shading and shadows. The drawing can be finished with a paper stump or kneaded rubber. Use of a fixative spray is recommended to preserve drawings in the best way.