Cray-Pas® Specialist® Oil Pastels

Cray-Pas® Specialist® Oil Pastels

Product Overview

Maestro-level Brilliance!

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. 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.

Cray-Pas Specialist provides professionals a superb creamy texture that facilitates blend-ability, and can be used in combination with a variety of painting mediums. An exquisite range of colors are ideal for fine art, commercial art and illustration. Building up color to create shadows and depth, impasto and subtle color wash effects are possible with the use of Specialist Extender.

Cray-Pas Specialist features:

  • Extremely high concentrated pigment formulation
  • Each Specialist is performance rated for light-fastness
  • Enhances fine art drawing, commercial art and illustration
Cray-Pas Specialist availability:
  • A versatile square shape preferred by professionals sized:10 mm x 10 mm x 65 mm length
  • 84 total colors - sold as open stock and in sets. View Color Chart here.
  • Specialist Extender is available in a 12 stick set

 

Application & Qualities

Applications Technical qualities
 
  • Fine Art Drawing
  • Commercial Art work
  • Illustration
  • Hand-made Cards and Crafts
  • Extremely high pigment quality
  • High pigment concentration formula
  • Superb blendability and extension of all colors
  • Individually performance rated for lightfastness
  • Square shaped sticks are 10 mm x 10 mm x 65 mm length
  • Meets ACMI non-toxicity standards (AP seal)
  • Not recommended for use on fabrics intended to be washed, on food service or ceramics that are washed, & not evaluated for cosmetic use on skin.

Product Specifications

Order Information

 
Stock # Description UPC No.
ESP-002 CADMIUM LEMON HUE 0 84511 37086 9
ESP-003 CADMIUM YELLOW PALE HUE 0 84511 37085 2
ESP-005 CADMIUM ORANGE HUE 0 84511 37081 4
ESP-007 JAUNE BRILLIANT PALE 0 84511 37090 6
ESP-009 NAPLES YELLOW 0 84511 37089 0
ESP-012 VENETIAN RED 0 84511 37131 6
ESP-014 BROWN GOLD 0 84511 37137 8
ESP-015 YELLOW OCHRE 0 84511 37139 2
ESP-017 BURNT UMBER 0 84511 37134 7
ESP-018 CADMIUM RED PALE HUE 0 84511 37080 7
ESP-019 CADMIUM RED DEEP HUE 0 84511 37079 1
ESP-020 ROSE PINK 0 84511 37073 9
ESP-021 WINE RED 0 84511 37121 7
ESP-024 MAUVE 0 84511 37124 8
ESP-025 CERULEAN BLUE 0 84511 37113 2
ESP-027 PERMANENT YELLOW-GREEN 0 84511 37092 0
ESP-028 PERMANENT GREEN 0 84511 37093 7
ESP-029 MIDDLE GREEN 0 84511 37094 4
ESP-030 HOOKER'S GREEN DEEP 0 84511 37095 1
ESP-031 VIRIDIAN HUE 0 84511 37105 7
ESP-032 FRESH GREEN 0 84511 37097 5
ESP-035 AZURE BLUE 0 84511 37107 1
ESP-036 COBALT BLUE HUE 0 84511 37114 9
ESP-037 COMPOSE BLUE 0 84511 37109 5
ESP-038 ULTRAMARINE 0 84511 37117 0
ESP-039 DIOXAZINE VIOLET 0 84511 37122 4
ESP-043 PRUSSIAN BLUE 0 84511 37116 3
ESP-044 GRAY 0 84511 37143 9
ESP-045 WARM GRAY 0 84511 37141 5
ESP-047 RAW UMBER 0 84511 37135 4
ESP-048 MARS VIOLET 0 84511 37128 6
ESP-049 IVORY BLACK 0 84511 37145 3
ESP-050 TITANIUM WHITE 0 84511 37144 6
ESP-051 GOLD 0 84511 37147 7
ESP-053 SILVER 0 84511 37148 4
ESP-102 CADMIUM LEMON PALE HUE 0 84511 37087 6
ESP-103 CADMIUM YELLOW HUE 0 84511 37084 5
ESP-104 YELLOW ORANGE 0 84511 37083 8
ESP-105 CADMIUM ORANGE PALE HUE 0 84511 37082 1
ESP-107 SALMON PINK 0 84511 37076 0
ESP-109 NAPLES YELLOW PALE 0 84511 37088 3
ESP-110 RAW SIENNA 0 84511 37138 5
ESP-112 BURNT SIENNA 0 84511 37129 3
ESP-115 AUREOLIN 0 84511 37136 1
ESP-117 SEPIA 0 84511 37133 0
ESP-119 VERMILION HUE 0 84511 37078 4
ESP-121 OPERA PINK 0 84511 37072 2
ESP-123 LILAC 0 84511 37127 9
ESP-124 IRIS 0 84511 37125 5
ESP-125 COBALT BLUE PALE HUE 0 84511 37112 5
ESP-126 PEACOCK GREEN 0 84511 37104 0
ESP-127 SPRING GREEN 0 84511 37098 2
ESP-128 ICE GREEN 0 84511 37100 2
ESP-130 SAP GREEN 0 84511 37096 8
ESP-131 DEEP GREEN 0 84511 37106 4
ESP-132 FRESH GREEN PALE 0 84511 37099 9
ESP-135 TURQUOISE BLUE 0 84511 37108 8
ESP-137 AQUA BLUE 0 84511 37110 1
ESP-138 ULTRAMARINE VIOLET 0 84511 37123 1
ESP-143 INDIGO 0 84511 37115 6
ESP-144 GREENISH GRAY 0 84511 37142 2
ESP-145 WARM GRAY PALE 0 84511 37140 8
ESP-205 CORAL RED 0 84511 37077 7
ESP-207 FLESH 0 84511 37075 3
ESP-212 PALE BROWN 0 84511 37130 9
ESP-221 QUINACRIDONE ROSE 0 84511 37071 5
ESP-222 ROSE PINK PALE 0 84511 37074 6
ESP-223 BORDEAUX 0 84511 37263 4
ESP-224 HELIOTROPE 0 84511 37126 2
ESP-226 EMERALD GREEN 0 84511 37101 9
ESP-237 AQUA BLUE PALE 0 84511 37111 8
ESP-238 ULTRAMARINE PALE 0 84511 37118 7
ESP-302 FLUORESCENT YELLOW 0 84511 37150 7
ESP-305 FLUORESCENT ORANGE 0 84511 37151 4
ESP-319 FLUORESCENT RED 0 84511 37152 1
ESP-320 FLUORESCENT PINK 0 84511 37153 8
ESP-329 FLUORESCENT GREEN 0 84511 37154 5
ESP-407 JAUNE BRILLIANT 0 84511 37102 6
ESP-412 TERRA ROSA 0 84511 37132 3
ESP-421 MAGENTA PINK 0 84511 37070 8
ESP-426 PEACOCK GREEN PALE 0 84511 37103 3
ESP-438 BLUE VIOLET PALE 0 84511 37120 0
ESP-507 JAUNE BRILLIANT DEEP 0 84511 37091 3
ESP-538 LAVENDER 0 84511 37119 4
ESP-00 EXTENDER 0 84511 37149 1
ESP12 12 PC SET 0 84511 37156 9
ESP25 25 PC SET 0 84511 37155 2
ESP36 36 PC SET 0 84511 37231 3
ESP50 50 PC SET 0 84511 37157 6
ESP88 88 PC SET 0 84511 37158 3
ESP-DSPLY DISPLAY 510 PC - 6 EA all colors including EXTENDER 0 53482 10591 6
 
 







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