Soft Pastels have a silky smooth flow of extremely intense color. Brilliant, vivid results make them ideal for amateur artists, student lessons and creative enthusiasts. Perfect for drawing fine details as well as shading larger areas. The are well suited for different types of paper (e.g. flock paper), but fantastic effects can also be achieved on other surfaces. They can easily be wiped using a finger, paper wiper or pastel brush. Half-length sticks = 1.25". Gentle fixing is recommended.