H stands for Hardness
B stands for Blackness
F means that it sharpens to a really fine point and will maintian the point
for a while.
also, on the side, a #2 is the same as an HB.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Betty B" <email@example.com>
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Sent: Tuesday, August 23, 2005 9:05 PM
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Drawing pencils - what is "F"??
>I actually missed this question on my Art Content Area
> exam. This one and one about the Korean clay
> decorating technique I'd never heard of called
> --- StacieMich@aol.com wrote:
>> Fine? The "f" pencil is the hardest right?
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