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General Pencil Company

General's Products
Masters Hand Soap for gardeners, artists and crafters

General's Classic Sketching Set
Pure Willow Vine Charcoal Set of Five

General's products have been trusted by artists since 1889. Founded in Jersey City, New Jersey General's has remained family owned and has been handcrafting pencils and art materials for five generations.

Whether it's graphite pencils, charocal, erasers, pencil sets, brush cleaner and preserver or hand soap, General's provides the highest quality products at affordable prices.



Drawing Essential Tool Kit

General's Essential Tools Kit
Mixed Drawing Media

This kit includes everything needed for you to get drawing! Great for students, the General's Drawing Class Essential Tools Kit includes 13 mixed media drawing tools as well as a bonus all-art sharpener and kneaded eraser. Pencils come pre-sharpened.
Includes:

  • 3 Graphite drawing pencils - HB (#2), 2B (medium) and 4B (soft)
  • 1 Layout, ebony-black, soft drawing pencil
  • 2 Charcoal pencils - 4B (soft), 6B (extra soft)
  • 1 Graphite art stick, 6B extra soft
  • 1 Compressed charcoal stick, 6B extra soft
  • 1 Sanguine pastel stick (crayon)
  • 1 White pastel stick
  • 1 Willow (vine) charcoal stick medium
  • 1 Kneaded eraser and 1 artist sharpener
Item Number Description List Price You pay only! Order
GP1-KIT  General's Drawing Class Essential Tools Kit $12.89 $9.02

General's Classic Sketching Set

General's Classic Sketching Set
Complete assortment of graphite, charcoal, and pastel drawing tools! This Classic Sketching Set makes a wonderful gift!
A 32 piece set of mixed media drawing and sketching tools.
Includes:

  • Chalk Pencils
  • Graphite Pencils
  • Charcoal Sticks
  • All-Art Sharpener
  • Magic Black Eraser

Item Number Description List Price You pay only! Order
GP50-RETRO  General's Classic Sketching Set $35.99 $25.19

Kimberly Graphite Drawing Kit, 12 Piece

Kimberly Graphite Drawing Kit
Ideal for artists of all ages! Design. Fine Art. Plein Air and Field Sketching. Drawing.

Set includes: 10 assorted Kimberly graphite drawing pencils (4H, 2H, F, HB, B, 2B, 3B, 4B, 6B and 8B), one General's steel blade pencil sharpener and one white artist eraser.

Item Number Description List Price You pay only! Order
GP25 Kimberly Graphite Drawing Kit, 12 Piece $9.99 $6.99

Art Deco Collection Drawing Set

Art Deco Drawing Set

Set includes: 1 Sharpener, 1 Lay Out Pencil, 1 White Charcoal Pencil, 2 Sketching Pencils (soft, medium), 4 Charcoal Pencils (Extra Soft, Soft, Medium, Hard) and Soft Eraser

Item Number Description List Price You pay only! Order
GPPG-8 Art Deco Drawing Set $16.00 $9.60

General's Drawing Pencil Kit

Drawing Pencil Kit

Art School Approved
The original Classic Sketching and Drawing Kit includes 21 artist drawing tools!
4 Charcoal Pencils (asst. degrees), 1 White Charcoal Pencil, 1 Kimberly graphite drawing pencil, 10 multi-pastel chalk pencils (asst. colors), 1 layout pencil, 1 carbon sketch pencil, 1 flat sketching pencil, 1 kneaded eraser, 1 stainless steel blade artist sharpener.

Handcrafted in the USA since 1889

 

Item Number Description List Price You pay only! Order
GP20 General's Drawing Pencil Kit $23.79 $16.65

Kneaded Rubber Eraser

General's Kneaded Rubber Eraser


For charcoal, pastel, and graphite ~ Ideal for most papers ~ Safe for delicate papers
Item Number Description List Price You pay only! Order
GP139 Kneaded Rubber Eraser, Each $1.05 $0.74

GP139-12

Kneaded Rubber Eraser, Box of 12 $12.60 $8.82

Factis Mechanical Pen Style Eraser & Refills

Use the General's Factis Mechanical Eraser to remove charcoal, graphite, and pastel marks cleanly without crumbling or cracking. Made from soft, artist-quality plastic, this eraser is non-abrasive and encased in a retractable holder, ideal for precise, fine-detail erasing.
Latex-free. Made in Spain. 3-Pack Eraser Refills available.

Great for detail work - inexpensive refills - perfect for tight spots!
Factis Mechanical Pen Style Eraser Factis Mechanical Pen Style Eraser Refills

Item Number Description List Price 30% Off Order
GPBM2-BP Pen Style Eraser, Each (Latex Free) $3.99 $2.79
GPBM2-3RBP Eraser Refills, 3 Pack
(Latex Free)
$2.69 $1.88

Factis Extra Soft White Vinyl Erasers

Factis Extra Soft White Vinyl Eraser is used for charcoal, pastel, and graphite. Ideal for most papers. Safe for delicate papers.

Factis Extra Soft White Vinyl Eraser

Item Number Description List Price 30% Off Order
FAES-20 Factis Extra Soft Vinyl Eraser, Each $0.99 $0.69
FAES-20-BOX Factis Extra Soft Vinyl Eraser, Box of 20 $19.80 $13.86

#18 Magic Black Soft Erasers

Magic Black Soft Eraser

Ideal for erasing charcoal.  Also works well on colored pencils, and will not leave smudges or marks on your paper.  Clean and non-abrasive.

Item Number Description List Price Sale Price Order
GPGBS-18 Each $0.99 $0.69
GPGBS-18-BOX Box of 18 $17.82 $12.47

General's Tri-Tip Soft White Erasers

General's Tri-Tip soft, white eraser is ideal for use with charcoal, graphite, and pastels.

The General's Tri-Tip Eraser is made from a non-abrasive, latex-free material that is gentle on paper. Its triangular shape allows for erasing small, detailed areas and corners. The Tri-Tip can also be used for adding highlights to your work. Available individually or in a box of 24.

General's Tri-Tip Soft White Erasers

Item Number Description List Price Sale Price Order
GPT-24-1 Tri-Tip Soft White Eraser (Latex Free), Each $1.39 $0.97
GPT-24 Tri-Tip Soft White Erasers (Latex Free), Box of 24 $28.80 $20.16

Factis Oval Soap Erasers

General Pencil's Factis Oval Soap Erasers are soft and acid free. Perfect for erasing charcoal, graphite and pastel. Safe for archival papers. Ideal for erasing smudge marks as well as pencil lines on mat boards, watercolor paper, and more. Excellent grip. 6" long.

Factis Oval Soap Eraser

Item Number Description List Price Sale Price Order
FAOV-12 Factis Oval Soap Eraser, Each $1.19 $0.83
FAOV-12-BOX Factis Oval Soap Eraser,
Box of 12
$14.28 $9.99

Famous White and Black Charcoal Pencils

General Pencil White Charcoal Pencils Another Hofcraft favorite!  Marks made by General's charcoal pencils are readily removed with solvent or water leaving no trace. These charcoal pencils are excellent for laying out patterns.
Sketch and Wash Aquarelle Graphite Pencils can be used wet or dry. An extra smooth graphite with bonded cores.

Item Number Description List Price You Pay! Order
GP557-6B 6B Extra Soft Black Charcoal Pencil, Each $1.35 $0.95
GP557-6B-12 6B Extra Soft Black Charcoal Pencil,    Box of 12 $16.22 $11.35
GP557-2B 2B Medium Black Charcoal Pencil, Each $1.35 $0.95
GP557-2B-12 2B Medium Black Charcoal Pencil,    Box of 12 $16.22 $11.35
GP558 White Charcoal Pencil, Each $1.35 $0.95

GP558-12

White Charcoal Pencil, Box of 12 $16.22 $11.35
GP588 Sketch and Wash Pencil,
Each
$1.35 $0.95
GP588-12 Sketch and Wash Pencils, Box of 12 $16.22 $11.35

Kimberly Graphite Drawing Pencil #F

The Kimberly Graphite Pencil #F is excellent for sketching to create a range of tonal values. The #F is Carbo-Weld bonded and made with sustained yield California incense Cedar wood. Made in the USA by General Pencil.

Kimberly Graphite Drawing Pencil #F

Item Number
Description
List Price
You pay only!
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GP525-F
Kimberly Graphite #F, Each
$0.90
$0.63

Kimberly Graphite Drawing Pencil #9XXB

The Kimberly Graphite Pencil #9XXB is excellent for sketching to create a range of tonal values. The 9XXB provides the darkest, boldest strokes in the Kimberly range without smudging or breaking like most graphite. Pencil is pre-sharpened. Made with Ceylon graphite and Cedar wood. Made in the USA by General Pencil.

Kimberly Graphite #9XXB Pencil, Each

Item Number
Description
List Price
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GP525-9XXB
Kimberly Graphite #9XXB, Each
$1.75
$1.23

General's Pastel Chalk Pencils, Sets of Four

General Pencil Pastel Pencil Sets

General Pencil's Pastel Pencils come in clean brilliant colors and are strong enough to take a pencil sharpener.  These colors have no grit and blend easily. Come in sets of four.

  • Cool Color Set: White, Black, Light Gray, Dark Gray
  • Warm Color Set: Blue, Yellow, Red, Green
Item Number Description List Price 30% Off Order
GP444-C Cool Pastel Chalk Pencils, Set of 4 $6.20 $4.34
GP444-W Warm Pastel Chalk Pencils, Set of 4 $6.20 $4.34

"The Masters" Mini Artist Survival Kit

The Masters Mini Artist Survival Kit

This mini clean up kit is in a handy, take along bag with all the products needed for safe and easy clean-up of paints, inks, dyes, stains and more.
All products in this kit are watersoluble, safe and only require WATER to work.

Kit Includes:

  • Brush Cleaner and Preserver, ¼ oz (7 g) cake.
  • The Masters Artist's Hand Soap, 1½ oz (42 g).
  • Kiss-Off Stain Remover, 0.7 oz (21 ml) tube.


Item Number Description List Price HOLIDAY PRICE! Order
GP116-VPSK "The Masters" Artist Mini Survival Kit $8.99 $5.99

The Master's Hand Soap Bars

Masters Hand Soap for gardeners, artists and crafters

"The Master's" hand soap bars are specially formulated multi-purpose hand soap bars for artists, crafters, gardeners and even auto mechanics! This safe, non-toxic hand soap gently cleans and conditions hands while at the same time removing paints, wet and dry oils, dyes, acrylics, grease, grime, latex paint and more. Fresh spearmint scent. Sold individually or by the box.

Item Number

Description

List Price 30% Off Order
GP102 4.5 oz Bar $4.59 $3.21
GP102D Box of 12 - 4.5 oz Bars $55.08 $38.56

"The Master's" Brush Cleaner and Preserver

General Pencil Master's Brush Cleaner and Preserver Cake, 2.5 oz.

One of the best for acrylics, oils, and watercolors.  When paint has hardened in the hairs, this pleasantly scented cleaner in hard cake form should restore brushes to nearly new condition. Leave lather on the brush after cleaning to condition and shape the bristles. 
2.5 oz cake lasts a long time....

Item Number

Description

List Price Sale Price Order
GP101 Master's Brush Cleaner & Preserver, 2.5 oz Cake $8.29 $5.80  

 

Flat Point Pencil Sharpener

Flat Point Pencil Sharpener

General Pencil's Flat Point Pencil Sharpener is used to create broad chisel points on artist pencils. Ideal for artists, crafters, calligraphers and woodworkers.

Item Number

Description

List Price

  You pay only!

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GPS-6000 Flat Point Pencil Sharpener, Each $8.99 $6.29

Kiss-Off

Kiss-Off Stain Remover

Don't go painting without it!  Safe and effective, Kiss-Off is a stain remover in a lipstick type tube.  Carry one with you when at work, in the studio or at a class or seminar.  Spill some paint on your clothes?  Put a little water on the stain, rub with Kiss-Off and blot dry.  Removes most paints, stains and inks from most fabrics.


Item Number Size List Price You pay only! Order
GP136BP Kiss-Off Stain Remover, .7 oz tube $4.79 $3.35

Pure Willow Artist Vine Charcoal

Pure Willow Artist Vine Charcoal comes in a pack of five assorted width sticks.

Pure Willow Vine Charcoal Set of Five
OVERSTOCK SPECIAL!

 

Item Number Description List Price You pay only! Order
GP57C Pure Willow Vine Charcoal, Set of Five $3.84 $1.99

Compressed Charcoal Sticks

Compressed Charcoal Sticks

Box of six Compressed Charcoal Sticks in Soft, Medium or Hard.


Item Number Description List Price You pay only! Order
GP960-2B Box of 6, Hard $5.99 $4.19
GP960-4B Box of 6, Medium $5.99 $4.19
GP960-6B Box of 6, Soft $5.99 $4.19

General's Jumbo Charcoal Sticks

General's Jumbo Charcoal Sticks

Extra Smooth Assorted Compressed Charcoal. These sticks are most conveniently used by breaking into smaller pieces. Flat edges may be used for broad strokes. Sticks can also be sanded to a fine point for detailed work. Erase with General's Extra Soft or Kneaded eraser.

Comes in a package of three.

Breakage may occur in package and does not reduce usefulness.


Item Number Description List Price You pay only! Order
GP960-ABP 3 Pack Jumbo Charcoal Sticks $3.99 $2.79

General's Jumbo Graphite Sticks

General's Jumbo Graphite Sticks

Extra Smooth Assorted Jumbo Graphite Sticks. These sticks are most conveniently used by breaking into smaller pieces. Flat edges may be used for broad strokes. Sticks can also be sanded to a fine point for detailed work. Erase with General's Extra Soft or Kneaded eraser.

Comes in set of three.

 

Item Number Description List Price You pay only! Order
GP980-ABP 3 Pack Jumbo Graphite Sticks $3.69 $2.58


Prices Given in US Dollars

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