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Renewed and relaunched in 2011, Winsor & Newton Artists' Oilbars are a unique formulation of genuine oil color in a solid stick. It offers artists an exciting and versatile way of painting and drawing — from sketching to sgraffito — and it can be used in combination with tube color.
Artists' Oilbars combine the rich, buttery consistency of tube oil color with the immediacy of pastels and charcoal. These oil colors were originally developed by artists for artists and are made from quality artist-grade pigments, oils, and other specially selected waxes.
A broader range of 50 colors expands creative options for artists' palettes. Better still, the new range harmonizes with all other Winsor & Newton tube color ranges for effortless transitions and combinations.
Softer on application than the original, the new Oilbar transfers to canvas with less pressure, further freeing the artist to create bold gestures or subtle passages.
Set of 12 Colors
This set includes Burnt Sienna, Raw Umber, Cadmium Red Medium, Cadmium Yellow Light, Cerulean Blue, Colorless Blender, Ivory Black, French Ultramarine, Permanent Alizarin Crimson, Titanium White, Winsor Green Yellow Shade, and Yellow Ochre. Actual set contents may vary.
Set of 6 Colors
This basic set of mixing colors includes Cadmium Red Medium, Cadmium Yellow Light, French Ultramarine, Titanium White, Ivory Black, and the Colorless Blender.
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.
Shipping Note — Due to manufacturer distribution restrictions, Winsor & Newton products cannot be shipped to addresses outside of North America.
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Impossible to get wrappers off
Comments about Winsor & Newton Artists' Oilbars:
The wrappers on these sticks are multi layered and almost impossible to get off. They're really messy after you finally get them off and they harden in their containers! I'd never buy these again.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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Definitely purchasing more
from Cape Girardeau, MO
I have just recently started using these and let's just say... I am obsessed. I'm a very aggressive oil painter and these help me to really put some energy into my pieces! I use them on BFK Rives paper, such a great texture.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Just a quick sketch with my new sticks!
Feeling young again
I haven't use oil bars since high school, haven't really thought much about it until just recently. I never realized how much I could miss using a specific medium until it was back in my hands. Thank you!
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
By Art Professor
from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
These are real oil paint sticks. This goes onto the canvas in a more effective way than others that I've not been satisfied with. I use only Windsor and Newton Oil Bars from Dick Blick.
(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
fast and responsible. All my order was on time . Very happy
By max the braker
The quality and versatility of your products are one of my strong instruments to create my arts. Thank you very much!!
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One of my painting made in fully with your product
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
W&N Artists Oilbars
By Maris the Artist
from Fontana, Ca
I started using Oilbars about 2 months ago. I have tried all brands of Oilbars/oil sticks and have found Windsor and Newton Oilbars to be the best for the way I paint. I use them in creating under paintings - they blend and are really smooth giving a great look. I usually add 2 -3 more layers, and they have worked really well. I love the fact that I can use my fingers or brushes to smooth and paint.
(1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
got it sooner than expected and quality products
i love using oil stix...and ive done alot of drawings already. and as with any paint u get what u pay for as far as pigment goes. the only gouge was shipping 12 stix it was 11.95. it was that at 10 stix. i think different stuffing material like peanuts or shredded cardboard or regular bubble wrap could be just as protective as those little "pillows". just rather spend more on product then shipping ya know? but whatever it was the only drag about it all.
from Freeport, IL
I used this product in a Juliette Crane mixed media class and love them. They are wonderfully blendable.
I would buy this product again
from Atlanta ,GA
These oil bars are very smooth and buttery. They are wonderful to use for mixed media or just to draw with. I can't say enough about this wonderful product
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
W&N Artist Oil Sticks
from New Jersey
Liked this product a lot. It is very creamy, and I was able to use it to draw my underpainting and then get a great value underpainting using a brush, clothe or palette knife. Reason I didn't give it 5 stars? The wax type coating is difficult to remove, making it inconvenient to use the product in its stick format without getting paint all over your hands trying to remove it.
Merchant response: This sounds like something our Product Info team could assist you with! Please give them a call at 1-800-933-2542 for further recommendations on tackling this issue.
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