High quality pastels which are ideal for detailed work or for large areas of colour. Harder consistency than the soft pastels. Length 75mm, diameter 7mm. These sketch sticks possess an unsurpassable ability to create unique strokes on paper and other surfaces. The pastels contain a set of unique components which ensure full colour strokes without the necessity of high pressure. They are ideal for outlining or adding intricate detail as they can be sharpened to a point. They are also used for covering large background areas. Non-toxic.