Academic quality oil pastels have clear, brilliant colors. They apply smoothly and blend easily for subtle shades, tints and depth. Combines pastel smoothness with oil color permanence. Ideal for use on paper, board or canvas. More vivid than chalk pastels and more resistant to the effects of humidity for longer-lasting drawings. Six metallic colors: black, blue, gold, green, red and silver. Sticks measure 2-3/8 x 5/16". AP Seal, non-toxic.