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PENCIL. An instrument made of plumbago, black lead, red chalk, or other suitable substance, for writing without ink.
     2. It has been holden that a will written with a pencil, could riot, on this account, be annulled. 1 Phillim. R. 1; 2 Phillim. 173.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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I use a wide variety of mediums to express art, and especially enjoy working with water colors, poster colors, clay, oil pastes, shading pencils, acrylic paints, charcoal, color pencils, puff-on paints, thermocole, origami and different kinds of craft materials.
newspaper * shallow box (a shoebox will work) * 1 large bag of flour * 1 box of chocolate cake mix (paprika or cinnamon powder will work as well) * sieve * three small objects of different size and mass to serve as meteorite impactors (pebbles, marbles, balls, etc.) * scale * 1 meter stick * 1 ruler * color pencils
You'll also need a starter set of watercolor paints (Windsor Newton or Grumbacher are two brand names) and a set of color pencils (Prismacolor).