An expressive drawing tool that allows for fine shading and blending while also giving artists the freedom to make bold, dark marks and subtle hues in their artwork, charcoal is available in many forms — natural vine charcoal (made by burning grapevine), willow charcoal (made by burning willow twigs), compressed charcoal, charcoal pencils, liquid charcoal, charcoal powder, and more!
Just starting out with charcoal? Charcoal sets are a great way to begin working with the medium. Nevada Fine Arts has a large selection of charcoal sets that include everything you need to get started, plus charcoal tools you must have such assharpeners,erasers, andblending stumps(also known as tortillons). And don't forget about a fixative for sealing and protecting your finished piece. Choose from a variety of drawing fixatives in both workable and final forms.