Caran D'Ache Neocolor II pastels are water soluble wax crayons that continue the tradition of fine Swiss-made pastels. These brilliant pastels are soft and smooth, with exceptional covering power and lightfastness. Create with Neocolor II pastels on all artists' surfaces using a variety of techniques. Use dry or wet, for sgraffito or use with a brush for washes and watercolor effects. Crayons measure 105mm long 10mm diameter.