The Cretacolor Chalk Pencils are available in a variety of traditional sketching colours in dry and oil based versions. The dry colours work well in combination with Pastels or other dry media whilst the oil based versions apply to smooth or greasy surfaces such as ceramic and plastic. Surfaces that dry media cannot adhere to. The leads are 3.8 mm in diameter with a pencil length of 7.5cm.
Sanguine dry is a traditional medium for sketching and drawing. It produces a dry, blendable red-brown terracotta colour.
Sanguine, Sepia Dark and Sepia Light Oil produces a shiny, smudge-proof stroke. Due to its waxy components, it is water-resistant.