✏️ Pencil

A classic yellow pencil. Depicted as a graphite pencil, like a U.S. #2 or European HB, with a sharpened tip and pink eraser. Positioned at a 45° angle, with its tip at the lower left or right. Commonly used for various content concerning writing, drawing, and schooling.

Samsung’s pencil was previously red, Google’s green.

Pencil was approved as part of Unicode 1.1 in 1993 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

Also Known As

  • ✏️ ✏ Lead Pencil

Apple Name

✏️ Pencil

Codepoints

Shortcodes

  • :pencil2:

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