Ballpoint pen is a pen that has, as its name says, ball at its point which rotates when dragged across the writing surface and leaves behind ink that comes from the reservoir of the pen. Ball at the point can be of different diameter and can be made of brass, steel, or tungsten carbide.
Artist’s charcoal comes in various forms, including pencils. To understand the place of charcoal pencils in an artist’s repertoire, it is important to put them in context. Vine and Willow Sticks. Vine and willow charcoal sticks, which are long and thin, are one of the main media for uncompressed charcoal.
A crayon (or wax pastel) is a stick of colored wax, charcoal, chalk or other material used for writing or drawing. A crayon made of pigment with a dry binder is a pastel; when made of oiled chalk, it is called an oil pastel. A grease pencil or Chinese marker (UK chinagraph pencil) is made of colored hardened grease.
Colored graphite pencils can be used in two ways: dry, they provide very subtle colors, but wet them, and the color becomes more vivid. Technique. Graphite drawing pencils share techniques with other drawing media. Outlining, hatching, crosshatching, and stippling, for example, are all used.
While colored pencils allow for fine precision and control, modern adult coloring marker sets often come packaged with “blender pens”. These pens are designed to effectively mingle neighboring marker colors into a single, soft gradient. With experimentation, these blender markers can create a small assortment of very unique color melding effects.
A mechanical pencil (US English) or propelling pencil (UK English), also clutch pencil, is a pencil with a replaceable and mechanically extendable solid pigment core called a "lead" / ˈ l ɛ d /. The lead, often made of graphite, is not bonded to the outer casing, and can be mechanically extended as its point is worn away.