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Made with high-quality pigments, Reeves Watersoluble Wax Pastels offer vibrant, strong colors that have a smooth, creamy consistency and blend easily — ideal for color mixing!
They’re easy to apply dry — or use them with water, a wet brush or a sponge to create a variety of watercolor effects. Wet and dry application methods can be combined in the same picture. You can even overlay a light color with a dark color and scratch through it to create fine details in your pictures.
Shipping Note — Due to manufacturer distribution restrictions, Reeves products cannot be shipped to addresses outside of North America.
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Comments about Reeves Watersoluble Wax Pastel Sets:
I use these for watercolors and mix media. Good price for quantity and quality.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from Morgan Hill, sCA
I am delighted with my Reeves wax pastels. I have only had them for a couple of weeks and I've enjoyed experimenting. These are the only ones I have used so I really can't compare. I just know I have had fun "playing" with them. The colors are true and mix easily dry.or wet. Thanks Reeves!
Great new addition!
Great new tool for my art journaling pages - new opportunities for creativity!
(3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Gret choice of colors
from Helena, Mt
I wet a brush and rub it in the flat end in order to get a watercolor effect. Crayons are hard compared toEuropean beans which make the breakable and shading less subtle. Wettin them helps
Fabulous Color Array
from Calistoga, CA
Love working with these lovely colors!
These exceeded my expectations. The colors are beautiful They are loads of fun. I use them in my journals.
(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
Not Lyra or Neocolor II but they will do
from Somerset, nj
Don't expect these to have the lightfast ratings or be nearly as creamy as the Lyra Aquacolor or color rich as the Neocolor II. I use them as an under painting for my expensive water color crayons so I don't waste my Neocolor IIs. I also use them for my journal pages again sparring their more expensive counterparts. As someone on a budget I learned to work with cheaper materials i.e scholastic to get the results I need and these are no different. With some patience you can blend these quite easily as oppose to other water color crayons in this category. I wish I bought the 48 pack. I am not a great artist but these will do.
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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Reeves Watersoluble Wax Pastel
By Sandra in Saint John
from New Brunswick, Canada
I use these for painting and shading on fabric. They are the best that I have ever used.These were a fantastic price compared to a set that I had previously purchased.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
By Mrs. T
from Little Rock, Arkansas
This product is amazing and it works exactly like the product was demonstrated in the teaching lesson. My students are having a blast using this product !!!!
from Boise, ID
I have another "student" set of watercolor crayons and this set is much better. The color selection is great, they are easy to lay down, and they are very workable with a wet brush. I found they dissolve well, leaving no large bits on the paper. I didn't have any problems using them wet. They even work with stamps.
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