Derwent - Graphic Pencil - 8B - Derwent Graphic Pencils are the classic graphite pencil. This is where good drawing starts. Whatever your drawing style or media preference, youÆll need some traditional, high quality graphite pencils û and you wonÆt find a better range than Derwent Graphic. This high quality pencil is produced in a fantastic choice of 20 degrees, from a crisp, non-scratchy 9H to a soft, smudgy 9B. The hexagonal barrel is easy to hold and the pencil sharpens to a good point to cover all your drawing and sketching needs. All the degrees are available individually or in specially selected sets.