General Pencil Co.

  • Masters Brush Cleaner$8.70-$69.95

    Safe brush cleaner that will not harm red sable or any type of bristle. For use with oil, acrylic or watercolor residues. All you need is water.

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  • General's Carbon Sketch Pencil$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.
  • General's Layout Pencil$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.
  • General's Scribe-All Pencils$4.95
    An all-surface, water-soluble, grease pencil that writes on glass, metal, plastic, photos, tiles, ceramics, templates, stained glass and stencils.
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  • General's Chalk Pencils$3.40

    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.

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  • Flat Sketching Pencils$2.95

    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.

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  • General's 575 Copying Pencil$2.70Out of Stock

    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.

  • General's Sketch & Wash Black$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.

  • Kimberly Drawing Pencils$2.80

    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.

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  • General's Woodless Graphite Pencils$7.30

    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.

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  • General's Compressed Charcoal Sticks$2.95

    Made in the USA, these compressed charcoal sticks are versatile tools for artists of all levels. Each stick can be used as is or sharpened with a sharpener or a sandpaper paddle to achieve many different points and angles.

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  • Primo Charcoal Pencils$3.20-$3.95

    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.

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  • General's Peel & Sketch Charcoal Pencils$3.803 items

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  • General's Charcoal Pencils$3.305 items

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  • Factis Extra-Soft White Vinyl Eraser$2.50

    This is one of the softest art erasers made. The white vinyl construction is perfect for charcoal, graphite or pastels. Suitable for use on rough watercolor paper.

  • Factis Pen Eraser Refills$7.40

    Set of three latex-free refills for the Factis Pen Style Mechanical Eraser. Ideal for precise, fine line erasing. Soft, non abrasive plastic eraser.

  • Factis Pen Eraser$14.50

    This Pen Style eraser features a retractable holder and a latex-free eraser. Ideal for precise, fine detailed erasing. Soft, non abrasive plastic eraser.

  • Factis Magic Black Eraser$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.

  • Sav-A-Point$6.40

    Lengthen the life of pencils with the unique products in this accessory pack. Included are a sharpener and six plastic caps that fit on most art and craft pencils and protect the sharpened points from breakage.

  • General's Little Red All-Art Sharpener$2.65
  • General's Pencil Extender$16.60

    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.


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Note: we do not deliver outside New Zealand.

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Delivery Rates

Our delivery rates are:

  • Prepaid A4 Satchel (nationwide): $5 per order
  • Local (Auckland): $5.50 per order *
  • Local Towns (within 150kms): $7.50 per order *
  • Rest of North Island: $9.30 per order *
  • South Island and Great Barrier: $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 per order

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