Rich and Smooth, in 4 degrees: HB, 2B, 4B, 6B. General's "Original" Charcoal pencils are handcrafted with an extra smooth, rich, intense black drawing formula. Oil free and blendable, our charcoal pencils are made with the finest organic blacks with a rich warm hue, to create beautiful art renderings and mixed media art. Ideal for drawing class, painting, sketching, still life and portraits. Additional uses: applying patterns on canvas and transfer a design or to draw directly onto fabric. Made in the USA.