Erasable Color Leads

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I’ve just discovered something new! I typically like to start my drawings using an erasable blue pencil (a Prismacolor Col-Erase 20044 Blue) and then use a mechanical pencil (Pentel Twist-Erase) to finish the drawing. This process works fine, but I am constantly having to stop and hand sharpen the blue pencil. I have tried to find blue leads to use in my mechanical pencils, but they are all too brittle and not erasable at all.

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Then I discovered PaperMate Erasable Color Leads. These are soft leads, fit my mechanical pencils perfectly and work like a charm… AND you can get them at your local WALMART!! …well, you can’t get them at MY local Walmart because I just bought every one they had last night… but you might want to give these a try sometime. I love em.

4 Comments on “Erasable Color Leads

  1. Dennis, is blue the only color these leads come in?

    ~Sketchcat

    • …actually they come packaged in three packs of red, blue and green… and three other colors are available I think.

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