How Do You Make A Pocket Sized Pencil Drawing Kit?
• Measure the length of your pencil lead holder. The pencil lead holder in this example was 12cm. • Decide how many hardnesses of pencil lead you want to include in your kit. • Pencil holder and cut leads Divide the length of your pencil lead holder by the number of hardnesses you want to include. In this example, pencil leads of 4 different hardnesses were used, resulting in 4 pieces of pencil lead which were 3cm in length, allowing all 4 pieces to fit inside the pencil lead holder. • Cut a piece of pencil lead of the length determined in the previous step from each hardness of pencil lead you want to include in the kit. • Marked pencil leads Mark your pencil leads by making a small nick toward the end of the lead using a sharp knife. In this example, the leads were marked as follows: 1 nick – H; 2 nicks – HB; 3 nicks – 2B; 4 nicks – 4B. • Load the pencil leads into your pencil lead holder for storage. Put the pencil lead holder and tiny drawing pad in your pocket, and you’re ready to