General Pencil Co
General Pencil Company's artist grade drawing materials come to you from our factory in Jersey City, New Jersey. We believe in quality, tradition, value, and the joy of creating. We take pride in handcrafting quality pencils and artist materials using traditional methods passed down for six generations. Our history dates back to 1860 when Edward Weissenborn began the first pencil factory in the USA. Still family owned and operated, our goal is to create consistent, quality products in a sustainable manner for artists of all levels. Our products include handcrafted drawing pencils, handcrafted charcoal and pastels, FACTIS® artist quality erasers, The Masters® Brush Cleaner, Kiss-Off® Stain Remover & more trusted artist tools! We offer both Live and Virtual Professional Lectures & Demonstrations for college students year round. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org We thank you for choosing our fine art products for your creative talents and enjoyment.
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Drawing Materials Reference Sheet
The perfect Drawing Materials Reference Sheet for students!
Generals Eraser Reference Sheet
A detailed guide for paper/pigment/eraser compatibilities!
Dynamic Classroom Lectures, Demonstrations, and Workshops
We offer dynamic classroom lectures, demonstrations, and workshops (at no charge to you). For additional information, download this pdf.
Jumbo Willow Charcoal Update
New at General's! Jumbo Willow
Masters Brush Cleaner and Hand Soap
Our Masters Brush Cleaner even removes dried oil paint from your brushes; Our Masters Hand Soap is a must for removing a variety of heavy duty stains without drying your skin.
Create Unique Textures with Water-Soluble Graphite
Here is a short video demonstrating how I grate water-soluble graphite on damp paper to create unique textures in birch trees
Art Videos and More!
We hope you will take a few moments of your time to check out our art videos plus videos of our pencils being made in our factory.
General Pencil Co
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