Caran d'Ache Neopastels are top-of-the-line, professional grade oil pastels. These Neopastels are known for their smoothness and high degree of blendability. Unlike other brands of oil pastels, Caran d'Ache Neopastels do not crumble or flake, and are completely dustless. They are created using permanent, water-resistant pigments, perfect for both delicate shading and deep, concentrated coloring. The creamy, blendable formula of these pastel crayons allows for the most delicate transition of hues and the colors have a lasting, rich vibrancy. The colors are vivid and lightfast.
The Caran d’Ache Neopastels are compatible with multiple surfaces including:
- white or colored paper
- watercolor paper
- artist board
These pastels also layer very nicely and work well with other mediums such as colored pencil, watercolor pencil and graphite to name a few. These Neopastels can be fixed with Caran d’Ache fixative spray.There are two sets available: 48 colors or 96 colors.The pastels each measure 9.5 mm x 64 mm (3/8" x 2-1/2") and come packaged in a metal tin.