I'm happily drawing after work most nights now and I'm needing some recommendations on pencils. For years, I've sketched drawn with only a single instrument - a mechanical .7mm pencil. I liked the nice sharp lines and whatnot BUT I also did not sketch as much as try to draw something in one go. A couple of weeks ago I got a Prismacolor non-photo blue for sketching, which I liked a lot except that the color is too dark. I'd go over it with my mechanical pencil but now I find that I prefer some lines to be thicker with more variance in width.
So what I'm looking for are:
- a harder colored pencil for the initial sketches
- a pencil for g