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Easy to use, fun and safe, these student-quality oil pastels help to build basic art skills in classrooms worldwide. Children can achieve oil painting effects without the mess of paint.
Junior Artist Oil Pastels produce bright, intense colors. They contain pigments that blend easily and last without fading. Ideal for texture rubbing, blending, scratch art, almost any coloring project.
Individual pastels are round, measuring 2-3/8" × 5/16" (60 mm × 8 mm), and have paper sleeves. Non-toxic, they conform to ASTM D 4236.
288-Stick Jumbo Colorpack
This Colorpack of 288 pastels contains 24 jumbo round sticks in each of the following twelve colors — Brown, White, Pale Orange, Purple, Cobalt Blue, Green, Yellow Green, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Red, and Black. Each stick measures 2-3/4" × 7/16" (71 mm × 10 mm).
The Colorpack offers a convenient and economical way for schools, camps, youth centers, and daycare centers to purchase, organize, and store Cray-Pas Oil Pastels. The sturdy cardboard box contains 432 pastels in all, 36 each of the following colors — Black, Orange, Purple, White, Yellow, Green, Cobalt Blue, Yellow Green, Pale Orange, Red, Pink, and Brown. Individual pastels are round, measuring 2-3/8" × 5/16" (60 mm × 8 mm).
Cray-Pas "Chubby" Junior Artist Oil Pastels
These extra wide pastels measure 2-3/8" × 7/10" (60 mm × 18 mm), perfect for developing hands. Available in a 12-color set.
Each box contains 12 pastels of a single color.
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Perfect for all ages!
from New Orleans, LA
Comments about Sakura Cray-Pas Junior Artist Oil Pastels:
As an elementary art teacher it is important to find products that can span all age groups. This product definitely hit the mark. Very soft and easy to use. Easy cleanup after projects as well.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Great quality oil pastels!
Love the vibrancy and consistency of these oil pastels!
Versatile and Fun!
By Kathy the Experimenter
from Lexington, KY
I first tried Cray-Pas Junior Artist oil pastels when I needed to get supplies for a children's class. I was immediately taken with them. We were using them as a resist medium with water media. They have a wonderful texture, not too "oily" and not too "chalky"--just right! So, I started using them on my own. They work so well as a resist medium, but also over watercolor and other water media. Cray-Pas Junior Artist Oil Pastels create a wonderful effect when used on wet watercolor. Just great for experimenting and the price is very liberating, too!
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In the Night Garden, mixed media, 12 x 12"
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from louisville ky
I got several sets of oil pastels to compare. The cray pas junior were the firmest of them all. To lay in your drawing with you would have more control as opposed to a softer one. Niji are a little less firmer , pentel are softer than these as well as pro art. I was surprised that sargent was pretty soft compared to all with pentel and pro art about or similar in softness with the sargent. would like to try mungyo gallery standard oil pastels as they are a cheaper pastel like these but can be bought open stock.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Good-quality student pastels.
By Y Arts director
from Western NY
We use these pastels in art classes for young children through early teens. The pastels hold up pretty well. The colors blend nicely and can be uses on a variety of papers - we've even used them on copier paper.
Nice, rich colors. I will buy more!
from Jupiter, Fl
My students are working on self portraits and love working with this product. I am very happy with the results.
Very nice oil pastels :)
from Marion, Alabama
I would but these in a heart beat if I ever ran out of oil pastels. The colors are vibrant and mix really well :)
Sakura Cray-Pas Junior Artist oil pastels
By Mrs. S
from Sonoma CA
These oil pastels are vibrant! They make children's art into masterpieces! They are not greasy so small hand can smudge them when they want to. These are the best!
The only brand I buy for my students.
By Mrs P
from Harlingen, Tx
These oil pastels are fantastic for mixed media projects. My students are always excited when they get to use them. I just replaced last years very well used sets. They are a must have in my school supplies.
I would buy this product again and again
from Renton, WA
Great for kids art projects.
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