The charcoal in the Charcoal series pencil has carbon graphite in a deep, matte black color. It is highly appreciated by artists from all over the world for its use on all kinds of surfaces. Graphite is resistant to cracks, making it perfect for drawing on the go and outdoors. With it, you can sketch on sketchbooks, craft paper and linen canvas. The charcoal glides smoothly across the surface without scratching the paper.