It's soft, and thus is...
It's soft, and thus is not really suited to sustained writing unless you're fond
of sharpening a lot. The lead is wide, which may be useful to some, but since
I'm a writer and not a sketch artist, it makes no real difference to me.
This pencil is relatively unknown, which is a little surprising as it's a little
bit nicer than any of my other soft pencils, including the lauded Staedtler Mars
Lumograph 4B and hyped Palomino Blackwing. In some way, the silent, humble
excellence of the Uni Penmanship is attractive, but it also seems a little
unfortunate that it's so often overlooked.
If you're a writer who likes soft pencils, this is probably the best available,
and almost nobody knows it. For sketching, I'll defer to Alberto.
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