Sketching and background shading is now easier and more fun thanks to Lyra water-soluble graphite crayons. Available in three different grades (2B, 6B and 9B), create depth in your work by layering different gradients of shades. Apply traditionally or combine with a brush and water for monochromatic watercolour effects! These water-soluble graphite crayons are the perfect pick for covering large areas as the crayons are a comfortable size of 12cm in length and the hexagonal shape offers an easy grip. You will be pleased by the immediate and effortless results you would be able to produce with these ingenious crayons. Children, art students and artists alike will find it a welcome addition to their drawing material.