Originally Posted by TDR
how can you people draw with hb and b? I need 7B, 8B and 9B. The rest are just too pale.
That actually made me walk into a more or less arty store to buy a 7B pencil xD (the bastards didn't ahve 8B!)
I prefer the softer pencils too, but the probelm with them is that the drawing becomes most likely smudged in the sketchbook under certain circumstances.