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These are versatile, water-soluble oil pastels that offer students flexible features. The traditional creamy pastels come in bright, vivid colors.
Use simple techniques like dry blending into true secondary colors, and wet blending into watercolor techniques.
Each pastel measures 3¼" long × ½" diameter (83 mm × 13 mm).
Classpack of 300
The Classpack has 300 sticks in 12 brilliant colors. It's an economical way to use Portfolio Series for the whole classroom.
Package of 12 — Includes one each of 12 colors.
Package of 24 — Includes one each of 24 colors.
Classpack of 300 — Includes 25 each of 12 colors.
® Portfolio Series is a registered trademark.® Classpack is a registered trademark.
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Super buy for the price
Comments about Portfolio Series Watersoluble Oil Pastels:
I have used oil pastels for years and own just bout every oil pastel there is. I found this brand one of the best. Others don't match it, especially price-wise.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Portfolio Series Watersoluble Oil Pastels
Used in mono prints to add details.
Love these pastels!
By WNY Art Teacher
from Buffalo, NY
I ordered these for my students (K-5), and they are fabulous. A great value, easy clean-up (just keep an eye on the floor...don't step on them because if you don't realize they're there, you'll have a great big mess on your hands!) For the most part, these blend pretty well for my little kiddos. However, I will say that I wish the violet was not only more vibrant, but also more easily spreadable and blendable.
Excellent customer service!
These oil pastels are especially nice. I look forward to using them on many pieces of art. But best of all; I never have a worry about anything I order from Dick Blick. They always have exemplary customer service.
"I would buy this product again and again"
Great product at a budget price
The colors are great, the flow is smooth and easily turned into a wash with water. The price was so low that I bought several packs and used them to teach a class in abstract painting. Students loved them for the color and control..and the fluidity in turning them into a wash. If there is a criticism, it would be that I would like them to be more soluble with matte medium.. but for the price, these are great.
I used them for covering areas in journaling. They blended well and have a richness in color. Because they are a bit soft, which makes them blend well, you will use them up faster. Who cares...the price is right.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Excellent classroom medium
from Canton, GA
These water soluble oil pastels are amazing. Very creamy and easy to mix with great oil pastel effects. Using water and a paint brush with them changes their visual effect from oil pastels to watercolors. Students love working with this product.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
got this for my birthday along with a long list of other things. This is just as described, it is creamy and it is fun, fun, fun. This is not for serious artists but absolutely great for playing around. The water soluble part gives more room to explore different blending and textures. These go on very nicely and one of the first techniques I tried was the scrafitto and it was a blast. Art is heaven no matter whether it is play or professional.
from York PA
Great Product from a great Art supply house, thank you Blick Folks!
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