Derwent XL is a new drawing range of extra large graphite blocks in 4 colours plus 1 each of soft and very soft standard graphite. They are water-soluble releasing rich colour and silvery graphite for tonal washes and painting with a distinctive soft feel. Large 20mm square by 60mm long blocks, great for broad gestural strokes. Ideal for sensitive line work and subtle blending, to expressive marks and deep tonal work.
Create different marks with sides, edges and corners. Use an embossing tool to create lines and add texture. Tactile, use your fingers to smudge and move colour around. Don't forget to try using the great accessories that compliment this range. The tin of 6 contains 1 block each of Olive Green, Dark Prussian, Raw Umber, Burnt Umber, Soft and Very Soft.