Oil pastels encourage a bold and direct approach that is of enormous benefit in developing confidence in drawing and using color. Oil pastels are best suited to large scale work using vigorous, textural strokes and building a rich patina of waxy color. Optical color mixtures can be created by techniques such as hatching, crosshatching or gentle shading with superimposed colors.
Rich in pigment offering bold, vibrant color. The square shape is ideal for broad strokes as well as fine, crisp detail. Both painting and drawing disciplines can be used alongside each other to create a breathtaking range of effects. Colors blend for an infinite range of tones.