Oil Pastels - Cray-Pas® Expressionist®

Oil Pastels-Cray-Pas® Expressionist®

Product Overview

Invented in 1925, Sakura Color Products of Osaka, Japan, formulated Cray-Pas® oil pastels with premium quality pigments, wax and oil. The motivation was to provide school children with a blend-able, smooth textured art material to help promote creativity and self-expression.
See Cray-pas History to discover invention details!

With innovation, first-class ingredients, and the belief of an individual’s Power to Express® at its core, the company expanded the family offering, which now consists of Junior Artist®, Expressionist®, and Specialist®. Today, the finest elements continue to make up Cray-Pas® oil pastels. And the Cray-Pas® family is ideally suited to compliment technique and expression development from childhood through high school, college, and into the professional level.

Extremely smooth to apply, high school students, hobbyists and artists can express their spirit with broad strokes, blending colors, to build texture and depth. From dramatic to muted, flamboyant to quiet, the color range allows users to convey any inspired feeling or imaginative image. Expressionist® Extender assists in the creation of color hues that further extends the visual possibilities of the final art form.

Cray-Pas® Expressionist® features:

  • Extra fine quality pigment formulation
  • Meets non-toxicity requirements
  • Suitable for many surfaces: paper, cardboard, canvas and wood
  • Easy to compose portraits, landscapes, still-life, abstracts, scratch art, and wall art & stenciling
Cray-Pas® Expressionist® availability:
  • A round jumbo size shape stick: 10 mm diameter x 71 mm length
  • 48 total colors - sold as open stock and in sets  View Color Chart here.
  • NEW Multi-cultural 12 pc set offers a realistic palette of natural skin tones
  • Expressionist® Extender is available in a 12 stick set

 

Not recommended for use on fabrics intended to be washed. Not evaluated for cosmetic use on skin. Meets ACMI non-toxicity standards.

Application & Qualities

Applications Technical qualities
 
  • Portraits, Landscapes & Still Lifes
  • Hand-made Cards
  • Scrapbook Projects
  • Scratch Art
  • Wall Art & Stenciling
  • 48 Bright & vivid colors
  • Extra fine quality pigment formulations
  • Extremely smooth application
  • 10 mm diameter x 71 mm length round stick
  • "AP" Seal certified for non-toxicity

Product Specifications

Order Information

 
Stock # Description UPC No.
XLP-002 LEMON YELLOW 0 84511 32783 2
XLP-003 YELLOW 0 84511 32784 9
XLP-004 DEEP YELLOW 0 84511 37210 8
XLP-005 ORANGE 0 84511 32785 6
XLP-006 SCARLET 0 84511 37209 2
XLP-007 PALE ORANGE 0 84511 32786 3
XLP-009 NAPLES YELLOW 0 84511 37223 8
XLP-012 BROWN 0 84511 32787 0
XLP-015 YELLOW OCHRE 0 84511 32788 7
XLP-017 VANDYKE BROWN 0 84511 32789 4
XLP-018 VERMILION HUE 0 84511 32790 0
XLP-019 RED 0 84511 32791 7
XLP-020 PINK 0 84511 32792 4
XLP-022 CRIMSON 0 84511 37208 5
XLP-023 VIOLET 0 84511 37219 1
XLP-024 PURPLE 0 84511 32793 1
XLP-025 CERULEAN BLUE 0 84511 37218 4
XLP-026 EMERALD GREEN 0 84511 37217 7
XLP-027 YELLOW-GREEN 0 84511 32794 8
XLP-029 GREEN 0 84511 32795 5
XLP-030 DEEP GREEN 0 84511 32796 2
XLP-031 VIRIDIAN HUE 0 84511 37212 2
XLP-036 BLUE 0 84511 32797 9
XLP-038 ULTRAMARINE 0 84511 32798 6
XLP-043 PRUSSIAN BLUE 0 84511 32799 3
XLP-044 GRAY 0 84511 32800 6
XLP-046 GREEN GRAY 0 84511 32801 3
XLP-047 OLIVE BROWN 0 84511 32802 0
XLP-048 ROSE GRAY 0 84511 37221 4
XLP-049 BLACK 0 84511 32803 7
XLP-050 WHITE 0 84511 32804 4
XLP-051 GOLD 0 84511 37227 6
XLP-053 SILVER 0 84511 37228 3
XLP-105 YELLOW ORANGE 0 84511 32805 1
XLP-107 SALMON PINK 0 84511 37222 1
XLP-110 RAW SIENNA 0 84511 37224 5
XLP-112 BURNT SIENNA 0 84511 37225 2
XLP-117 SEPIA 0 84511 37226 9
XLP-120 DARK PINK 0 84511 37220 7
XLP-122 DARK ROSE 0 84511 37207 8
XLP-124 LIGHT PURPLE 0 84511 32806 8
XLP-125 PALE BLUE 0 84511 32807 5
XLP-128 PALE GREEN 0 84511 37216 0
XLP-129 TURQUOISE GREEN 0 84511 37211 5
XLP-131 BLUE GREEN 0 84511 37213 9
XLP-134 OLIVE 0 84511 37214 6
XLP-144 DARK GRAY 0 84511 37229 0
XLP-234 OLIVE GREEN 0 84511 37215 3
XLP-00 EXTENDER 0 84511 37230 6
59900 BLISTER CARD, 2 PK - EXTENDER 0 53482 59900 5
59901 BLISTER CARD, 2 PK - BLACK 0 53482 59901 2
59902 BLISTER CARD, 2 PK - WHITE 0 53482 59902 9
XLP12 12 PC SET 0 84511 37232 0
XLP12SA 12 PC SET - MULTI CULTURAL COLORS 0 84511 39047 8
XLP16 16 PC SET 0 84511 37233 7
XLP25 25 PC SET 0 84511 37234 4
XLP36 36 PC SET 0 84511 37235 1
XLP50 50 PC SET - 48 COLORS 0 84511 37236 8
XLP-DSPLY DISPLAY 588 PC - 12 EA all colors including EXTENDER 0 53482 10291 5
 
 







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