The Sennelier oil stick colour range comprises 55 very bright shades. Oil sticks offer the same advantages as oil paint. The suppleness of use enables you to experiment with a variety of techniques. It may be handled like a pen. Contrary to oil paint, the drying process for the surface colour film is rather quick : usually it takes a day. You may overlap oil sticks on other lean paints. For instance, you may paint a backdrop with gouache and apply oil stick on it. Before using an oil stick for the very first time, peel off the thin dry skin in order to release the paint. This thin layer will form again after you have used it. Oil sticks' colours are miscible when using a thinner; in addition, they are quite viscous and offer unusual results. If you wish to diminish the intensity of a shade, use white. In addition, a white layout on the entire surface enables to maintain the texture and is useful for mixes.
Apart from your hand, you may use all kinds of materials to embellish your work. Because of its thick and pasty consistency, you may use large brushes, paint brushes, paints, matches or any other objects which would enable you to knead the colour and the
To stump, just use a cloth.
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