Staedtler Mars Lumograph Pencils provide a complete drawing solution to professional artists.
With a refined grip and calibrated lead you will have the potential to easily bring your imagination to life.
These pencils are not just for professionals but for starters as well.
The quality and succinct drawing patterns that it helps you to create is incomparably great.
Pitched alongside similar products of other leading brands, you will be surprised to see the start difference in prices.
Staedtler Mars Lumograph Pencils have the advantage of being extremely affordable without compromising a bit on the quality side.
Staedtler Mars Lumograph Pencils Review
Staedtler Mars Lumograph pencils have a bright blue body which gives it an appealing and distinct look.
The text printed on the body perfectly syncs with the subtle color tone of the pencil.
The hexagon design of the pencil ensures that you are able to hold the pencil firmly without creating any discomfort for your fingers.
There is no eraser placed on the top of the pencil.
Erasers on drawing pencils are not of much use and its absence on the Mars Lumograph makes them lighter.
A small black cap with the degrees printed on the top helps to identify the shade of the pencil.
Drawing with Mars Lumograph
Drawing with Mars Lumograph will give you a smooth and comfortable experience.
Often you find that lead of wooden pencil crumbles while drawing on paper.
Thanks to the premium quality processing of lead, Staedtler Mars Lumograph pencils do not crumble.
Even if you have just sharpened the lead, you would hardly find a tiny particle of lead crumble on your sheet.
To make a perfect picture, you need to make hundreds of corrections.
You can perfectly make out what I mean to say.
It takes painstaking reword and long hours to create a marvelous artwork.
Though the pencil does not have an eraser on the cap, you can use Mars Plastic eraser from Staedtler to rub your lines.
Lines are easy to erase and greet you with a clean look every time.
Where are they made?
Staedtler is a company based out of Germany and their products are also manufactured there.
Mars Lumograph Pencils are also made in Germany.
This is precisely the reason why these pencils have been crafted to perfection.
Eco-friendly cedar wood from the country has been used to make body of the pencils.
As you would have already heard Germans are passionate about perfection.
Whether it is cars, watches, sound systems or pencils, Germans are known to make the best in each category.
Staedtler’s Mars Lumograph Pencils are a testament to this fact.
This is why you will find “Made in Germany” proudly engraved on the body of the pencils.
Superior quality lead has been used to manufacture the Staedtler Mars Lumograph Pencils.
These pencils are labeled HB which means Hard and Black.
A special formulation has been used that renders a metallic luster to the dark grey tones of the leads.
The lead used in these pencils are strong and break resistance.
First class bond technology ensures that you do not have to face lead breakages when in the middle of a project.
This ensures that your flow is not uninterrupted and gives you impeccable performance.
The size of the lead?
Since there are 6 different shades of Mars Lumograph pencils, the diameter of the lead varies for different degrees or shades.
For 2B degree the diameter is 2 mm, 4B-3B it is 2.5 mm, 6B it is 3.6 mm and for 2H-4H it is 4.5 mm.
This is the approximate measure in millimeters and the actual measurements might slightly vary.
Each of these pencils give a smooth and perfect shade.
Once you get your hands on them, it would be difficult to let go of them.
The different degrees of pencils can be used to give necessary shading to your artwork.
Bunch of six is enough to give a diverse range of creativity to help you sketch your drawings.
What is PEFC?
Staedtler Mars Lumograph pencils have been manufactured from wood that has been sourced from PEFC-certified forests.
This is an incredible thing and every time you buy Staedtler you are contributing in making forests last longer.
PEFC is a sustainability mark which specifies that PEFC certified products are sourced from forests that adhere to sustainable guidelines.
Forests are not a perishable resource as replacement trees can be planted to make up for the wood that is used to create paper and other products.
PEFC forests have been certified by experts to be running along the lines of international standards.
Buying PEFC products has twofold benefits.
One it ensures that your purchase does not lead to unchecked deforestation.
Second, it supports forest owners who are sustainable managing their green cover, motivating to continue with good work.
What does the package contain?
The pencils come in a nicely packed tin which has a set of 6 pencils.
The premium looking silver tin has been designed keeping in mind the comfort and mobility that artists require.
The tin is sleek and has a hinged design to keep it thin.
There are neatly crafted placeholders inside the tin box to keep your pencils arranged.
You can easily slug the box inside your bag without having to worry about space crunch.
The tin case is one of the reasons why I love treating myself with Staedtler Pencils.
Almost all of their sets are available in these wonderful silver tin cases.
There are 6 shades of Staedtler Mars Lumograph Pencils in this case – 4H, 2H, 6B, 4B, 3B and 2B.
- Perfect for sketching, drawing and writing.
- Comes in a compact and sleek looking tin case.
- Hexagon built of pencils for stronger grip.
- Wood sourced from PEFC certified forests.
- Easy to erase and clean6 distinct lead degrees to choose while drawing.
- Affordable and worth the price.
- You need to buy a separate eraser.
- Limited number of shades in the set.
- Hard degree pencils are difficult to work with.
Conclusion for the Staedtler Mars Lumograph Pencils Review
The Mars Lumograph Pencils are available in a set of 6 degrees which provides you the luxury of giving intricate detailing to your work.
Smooth and rich grey shades will assist in creating monochromatic artwork that will express beautiful stories.
You can blend them with ease to create a fine masterpiece.
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Last Updated on April 27, 2021 by Tony