How to Draw a Pencil in 5 Easy Steps
Did you know?
1. Around 1560, an Italian couple named Simonio and Lyndiana Bernacotti made what are likely the first blueprints for the modern, wood-encased pencil. Bravo, bravo!
2. On 30 March 1858, an American, Hymen Lipman, first attached an eraser to the end of a pencil!
3. Not all countries use yellow pencils – German and Brazilian pencils, for example, are often green, blue or black.