Jakar Compressed Charcoal Sticks 12pk

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A pack of twelve black compressed charcoals, ideal for a variety of artistic applications.
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Technical Summary


Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Versatile Application

These charcoals are not limited to traditional paper or card; they can be effectively used on wood, plaster, and canvas. This versatility allows for a broad range of artistic expressions.

Enhanced Techniques

Perfect for blending with pastels or chalks, these charcoals facilitate diverse and dynamic art techniques, enhancing both texture and depth in artwork.

Professional Quality

Constructed specifically for artists, these charcoals consistently deliver satisfactory results, offering good pigmentation which ensures that art pieces have depth and intensity.

Educational Alignment

These charcoals can be utilised within a teaching framework that encourages mastering different art techniques, such as drawing, painting and sculpting across Key Stages 1 to 3 and EYFS.

Creative Expression

Encourages children to explore their creativity through mark-making, helping them express ideas and feelings uniquely and vividly.

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Jakar Compressed Charcoal Sticks 12pk

A pack of twelve black compressed charcoals, ideal for a variety of artistic applications.


  • Offering flexibility for artists at various educational levels, these charcoals are optimal for developing shadowing and layering techniques, especially when combined with pastels. They play a pivotal role in art education across Key Stages 1 to 3 and EYFS by promoting diverse artistic material use.

  • Their adaptability stimulates engagement in art classes, supporting curriculum goals that focus on the mastery of various art and design techniques. The ability to work on multiple surfaces encourages children to experiment and express themselves creatively.

Supports the National Curriculum

Art & Design, Key Stage 2

To improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials (for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay).

Art & Design, Key Stage 3

To increase their proficiency in the handling of different materials.

Art & Design, Key Stage 1

To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.

Technical Summary


    Pack size

  • 12

  • Colour

  • Black

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for 5 to 16 years