General Pencil Co.

  • Factis Pen Eraser Refills NZD $4.95
    Set of three latex-free refills for the Factis Pen Style Mechanical Eraser. Ideal for precise, fine line erasing. Soft, non abrasive plastic eraser.... more »
  • Factis Pen Eraser NZD $7.60
    This Pen Style eraser features a retractable holder and a latex-free eraser. Ideal for precise, fine detailed erasing. Soft, non abrasive plastic eraser.... more »
  • General's Little Red All-Art Sharpener NZD $2.65
  • General's Pure Powdered Charcoal NZD $25.95 Out of Stock
    Cover large areas of a drawing or painting using powdered charcoal or graphite. Use charcoal for flat black coverage and graphite for satin finish coverage, saving the time and energy used working with charcoal sticks or pencils. Simply apply with fingers, a cloth, a chamois, etc. Available in 6 oz. jars.... more »
  • Factis Magic Black Eraser NZD $2.80
    Magic Black Soft Erasers are latex free erasers for charcoal and pastel. They are soft and gentle on fine paper, yet strong enough to erase straight and fine lines. Erase marks on fine art work, watercolor papers, textured papers and memory book pages.... more »
  • General's Carbon Sketch Pencil NZD $2.90
    General's Carbon Sketch pencils are smooth like graphite and black like charcoal. The perfect combination of charcoal and graphite. Made with genuine Incense Cedar wood.... more »
  • General's Layout Pencil NZD $1.70
    General's Layout pencils are extra smooth, extra black graphite. Ideal for outlining and sketching. Made with genuine Incense Cedar wood. General's Layout pencils have been used by animators since the 1930's.... more »
  • General's Scribe-All Pencils
    An all-surface, water-soluble, grease pencil that writes on glass, metal, plastic, photos, tiles, ceramics, templates, stained glass and stencils.... more »
  • General's Chalk Pencils
    Pastel Chalk Pencils have a smooth, blendable formula for use in traditional fine arts, scrapbooks or memory books. They're perfect for lettering, outlining, stripes, borders, shading, accents, embellishments, roughing and aging effects. Pastel Chalk Pencils can be blended easily with a finger, paper stump, kneaded eraser, or tissue. For a dramatic effect, use them on a dark colored paper with a rough surface. Each acid-free pencil is encased in cedar wood and tipped with General's extra soft vinyl eraser. Pencils are pre-sharpened.... more »
  • Flat Sketching Pencils
    General's Flat Sketching pencils, flat and rectangular shape, are known for their wide smooth graphite cores and raw cedar wood finish. The bold shaped graphite core can create both broad and thick lines in one stroke which makes them the perfect drawing tool to practice or create calligraphy. It's also the perfect pencil to enhance your drawing with bold pencil marks.... more »
  • General's 575 Copying Pencil NZD $2.70
    Round, Medium Indelible Lead, Smooth Core. The copying pencil is a form of indelible pencil with an aniline dye embedded in the lead. An indelible pencil cannot be erased. They were introduced in the early 1800's to enable documents with a sense of permanence to be produced. Prior to their introduction these documents had to be written with fountain or quill pens which were expensive and awkward to use.... more »
  • General's Sketch & Wash Black NZD $2.70
    Round, Matte Black Finish, Aquarelle/Watersoluble Graphite. marks on most surfaces such as wood and fabric. Create bold, dark marks or several tonal values with the stroke of a brush. Can also be used to apply patterns on painting surfaces instead of graphite paper.... more »
  • Kimberly Drawing Pencils
    Hexagonal Shape, Premium Graphite, Extra Smooth, Artist Quality Drawing Pencil. The Kimberly 9XXB is a premium jumbo hexagonal shaped drawing pencil. It is much softer and blacker than other graphite pencils because of a special addition to the formula.... more »
  • General's Woodless Graphite Pencils
    All-Art Pure Woodless Graphite, Black Finish, Pre-Shaped. General's extra smooth, pure woodless graphite is made with the highest quality graphite to ensure success in your fine art drawing. It is the perfect drawing tool to use because of its versatility. Utilize the tip of the pencil to create detail lines or work off the side of the pencil to create bold stroke marks.... more »
  • Primo Charcoal Pencils
    Experience this exclusive rich, black and white, euro blend formula -the smooth charcoal can be used in combination with other drawing pencils or alone for dramatic effects. It's less dusty than many other charcoals.... more »
  • General's Charcoal White Set of 2 NZD $5.95
    General's White Pencil is a smooth, blendable white pencil made from a unique drawing formula created by General Pencil Co. over 100 years ago. These pencils are best used on papers with a texture. Use for highlighting on black charcoal drawings or use alone to create unique drawing on colored papers. General's Charcoal White Pencils can be used to transfer a design or to draw directly on fabrics. Pencil marks will wash off. Each set comes with a pencil sharpener.... more »
  • General's Peel & Sketch Charcoal Pencils
  • General's Charcoal Pencils
  • General's Pencil Extender NZD $11.20
    This fine quality tool from General Pencil Company can be used to extend the life of many types of pencils. Ideal for holding fine artist pencils that are too short and stubby to hold otherwise.... more »

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Delivery Rates

Our delivery rates are:

  • Prepaid A4 Satchel (nationwide): $5 per order
  • Local (North Shore): $5.50 per order *
  • Shorthaul (within 150kms): $7.50 per order *
  • Rest of North Island: $9.30 per order *
  • South Island: $10.40 per order *

Prepaid Satchel is available for some smaller items that will fit into an A4 envelope. Please do not select the satchel option if your goods are breakable, easily damaged or flammable.
* Oversized items may be charged an additional amount - once you have selected the items you need proceed to checkout to see the exact costs.

Rural delivery fee $3.30

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