Conté à Paris Crayon Sets
Conté à Paris Crayons are harder than pastels or charcoals and are produced from a blend of pigments, clay and a binder. With the hard crayon stick you can creates crisp, tight lines. They can be sharpened to a chisel tip or dragged flat on their sides for numerous techniques. Waxier and firmer than soft pastels, Conte Crayons offer more control with less mess.
Each set contains 12 Conte Crayons measuring 2 ½" long x ¼" square.
Classic Sketch Set includes one of each: Bistre Carre, Carre Sanguine Medicis, Carre Sanguine Watteau, Carre Sanguine XVIII Century, Carre Sanguine, Carre White B, Carre Gray, Carre Black HB. Also included are two Carre Black B and two Carre Black 2B.
Assorted Colors Set includes one of each: 001 Bistre, 002 Dark Green, 065 Bright Red, 004 Yellow Medium, 009 Black, 011 Pink, 012 Orange, 013 White, 017 Yellow Ochre, 069 Cobalt Blue, 044 Saint Michel Green, 046 Dark Ultramarine.
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