Caran d'Ache Neocolor II - Brown or GreenSelect from 84 colours
Neocolor II water-soluble wax oil pastels highlight the enormous innovative capabilities of the Maison Caran d'Ache. Created in 1972 as the continuation of the famous Neocolor I range, they offer boundless creative possibilities for artists and beginners alike.
Basing their work on the existing excellent qualities -- exceptional coverage, smoothness and extreme lightfastness -- the craftsmen of the Manufacture added water solubility, a property greatly appreciated by connoisseurs of the Maison from all manner of artistic fields and from school age upwards.
Neocolor II can be used for all forms of creativity, ranging from drawings on dry or wet materials, monotypes, impregnation, wet drawing, glazing or rainbow gradation. With 84 colours, the entire range offers almost unlimited scope for the imagination, to the point where even experienced artists once more see things through the eyes of a child, thereby liberating the purest of all creative energies: that of the sheer wonderment evoked by colours.
Much more delayed and less of a release of pigment when wetted than a soft pastel, and offers a finer line than a soft pastel. Using for drawn elements within layered abstract acrylic and drawn (pastel and crayon) paintings, and the crayon lines are great for the finer detailed areas. Great price, too. Highly recommend.
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