Oil stick

Oil stick

Oil stick, or oilstick, is an art medium for applying color. It is produced in a stick form similar to that of a crayon or oil pastel. It is distinguished from oil pastel, to which it may appear similar, in that the oil used is comparatively volatile, causing a skin to develop on exposed surfaces.

See also

  • List of artistic media Oil sticks are oil paint in solid form. Oil sticks are made by compressing wax and oil until it forms into an oil stick. The same basic pigments and drying oils that are used in the formulation of tube paint are combined with wax and rolled into a crayon. Oil sticks can be used to concur drawings, paintings, and sketches.

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