If you love shading, the hexagonal Lyra Rembrandt Art Design graphite pencil is for you: the perfect way to get to the heart of your drawing and unleash unexpected creativity. It will create light-and-shade effects for illustrations and drawings with a vintage look.Lyra Rembrandt Art Design graphite pencils are encased in pure cedar wood with an ultra-fine, extra-resistant graphite lead. These pencils are made in Germany, the home of the Lyra brand. Lyra produces some of the world’s best pencils and these are no exception.This set includes 12 different grades. From darkest to lightest they are 6B, 5B, 4B, 3B, 2B, B, HB, F, H, 2H, 3H and 4H. This variety will allow you to really get creative with your shading.Lyra Rembrandt Art Design Graphite pencils are also ideal for the more “rigid” technical drawing techniques. The set comes in a beautiful metal storage tin.