The easiest pastels to use! The high pigment content in these chalk-pastel coloring pencils ensures high luminosity and covering capacity, so you can achieve the look you want without bearing down. The colors are vibrant and true, exhibiting remarkable lightfastness. Carb-Othello Pastel Pencils are extremely versatile, too. Dry blend or smudge details into your final piece or add water to use the pigments for painting!