Reap the benefits of high quality oil paints while enjoying the freedom to draw directly on your surface, without the distancing factor of the brush. Handmade and richly pigmented, R&F Pigment Sticks are comparable in quality to the finest tube oil paints. They have a lipstick soft consistency that gives them the same fluidity, subtlety, and durability of traditional oil colors. R&F Pigment Sticks are handmade in small batches, carefully milled and molded using the finest natural wax, linseed oil, and pigment. There are no driers, extenders or other additives that are commonly used in industrial production. Extremely portable, Pigment Sticks can be layered or mixed with traditional fine oil paints and mediums. They dry to a durable film, and can be used on any support proper for oil or encaustic painting. Small sticks are 38 ml, with approximately the same amount of pigment as a standard tube of artist oil paint, medium sticks are 100 ml, and large sticks are 188 ml. Pigment Sticks without pigment. They are ideal for glazing colors, can be worked directly into a color to increase the color's transparency or to blend colors together on the surface.
Our sticks with drier contain a small amount of Cobalt Drier added to speed up the drying time. The use of a Cobalt Direr can affect color, so best use is to work colors on top of it after it has been laid down on the surface.