What the heck do all the numbers on artist graphite pencils mean?
F... 3 H... B... 5 B...
Is it some kind of code? The short answer is yet it is. The long answer is that it isn't that hard to understand once you know the basics. This video will teach you how to decode these numbers and letters on the pencils, and also what blending tools you can use.
I hope you find this intro to graphite pencils and blenders helpful.