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Holbein Artists' Oil Pastel Antique Yellow 5C-3
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The perfect oil pastel for any serious artist.
Holbein Artist Oil Pastels are artist grade oil pastel sticks formed from a mixture of pigment, wax, and mineral oils. Made for easy blending with no crumbling, and minimal breakage problems, these pastels have uniform colour distribution throughout, and smooth, non-sticky handling qualities.
The Holbein code system for the Artist Pastels (ex: 5B3) is used to represent the colours and their intensity or saturation. For example, the first number is a general colour category, e.g. 5 is for yellows. The letter refers to more specific colours, e.g. 5B is chrome yellow. The last number, 1 – 5, refers to the intensity of colour, or pigment saturation, with 1 standing for pigments containing the most colour, and 5 containing the least (these have more white).
While most of the colours in this line are lightfast, some of them may fade over time when exposed to light. Please refer to thiscolour chart for a complete list of lightfast ratings.
|Type||Artist grade, pastel sticks|
|Medium||Wax, pigments, mineral oils|