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Reap the benefits of high quality oil paints while enjoying the freedom to draw directly on your surface, without the distancing factor of the brush.
Handmade and richly pigmented, R&F Pigment Sticks are comparable in quality to the finest tube oil paints. They have a lipstick soft consistency that gives them the same fluidity, subtlety, and durability of traditional oil colors.
R&F Pigment Sticks are handmade in small batches, carefully milled and molded using the finest natural wax, linseed oil, and pigment. There are no driers, extenders or other additives that are commonly used in industrial production.
Extremely portable, Pigment Sticks can be layered or mixed with traditional fine oil paints and mediums. They dry to a durable film, and can be used on any support proper for oil or encaustic painting. Small sticks are 38 ml, with approximately the same amount of pigment as a standard tube of artist oil paint, while large sticks are 188 ml.
To learn more about R&F Pigment Sticks colors, drying rates, and transparency ratings, please visit the Resources tab of this page.
Color Chart Note — Use this color chart as an approximation of the real color. If exact color matching is necessary, use actual samples of the materials.
To view a PDF of R&F Pigment Sticks colors, drying rates, and transparency ratings, please click here.
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dried out and useless
from Superior Colorado
Comments about R&F Pigment Sticks:
all but one stick was dried out and would not leave a mark. I ordered 4 total and only 1 was usable. Had been interested in ordering a whole set but will avoid this product.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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Creamy and fun to use!
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New to oil sticks and read this brand is the best. After trying (abstract work) I have no reason to try other brands. Creamy, great pigments!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
My son was really excited to get these fot Christmas!
He plans to use these in mixed media projects.
Nice for drawing with oil paint
from Lynchburg VA
These are really good for drawing with oil paint. The colors are vivid and the wax helps them dry faster
They are the best.
from Sacramento, CA
The buttery consistency is unbeatable. They are slower drying, but using a drier solves that issue.
R & F pigment sticks recent shipment only
By One of 7
from Hill Country, Texas
Recent shipment did not compare with quality of previous shipment. Dry/hard verses soft/creamy. Attempted to use, but product so dry and hard after trimming to make a fresh edge, that it crumbled.
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F&F Oil sticks rock!
from Pawcatuck, CT
The bees wax used in these sticks allow their color to explode on paper or boards. Love working with them.
Images shared by Diane
Just look at that turquoise. Beautiful!
Tags: Using Product, No Mixing
yummy colors, buttery application.
from new york ny
wonderful to work with silky deep and powerful
R&F Pigment Sticks — Wow!
from Metro Manila, Philippines
I use R&F Pigment sticks for portraits. The colors are fantastic! The paint is so luscious and easy to blend. In larger-than-life portraits, it's as easy to use as putting on makeup. I like the portability and handiness of paint sticks. There's one catch, however. In warm weather, some of the sticks (depending on the colors) are too soft, like melting butter. The weather's to blame — it's not an R&F deficiency and I am able to get around the buttery softness by applying the paint with a palette knife or a slanted brush. The not-so-great thing about R&F pigment sticks is the price. It's expensive, more so for me because I have to pay courier fees and taxes on my end. But joy of using it makes up for the cost so I'm not complaining.
Images shared by Coylee
Gemma by Coylee Gamboa, oil on canvas, 3x3 feet
Tags: Portrait In Oils, Rf Pigment Stick, Oil Stick, Made with Product, Coylee
Draw with oil paint! R&F Pigment Sticks are incredibly soft, creamy, and are comparable in quality to the finest tube oil paints. The stick form allows for unique applications. They are easily portable and do not require brushes or solvents.
See artist Charles Forsberg build layer upon layer of luscious R&F Pigment oil sticks to create an amazing work of art.
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