Working with wax crayons
Working with wax crayons

With a choice of just 8 colours, Pelikan wax crayons offer amazing composition possibilities. In addition to the crayons, we offer the Pelikan Colour Wheel for mixed shades.

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Working with wax crayons

With a choice of just 8 colours, Pelikan wax crayons offer amazing composition possibilities. In addition to the crayons, we offer the Pelikan Colour Wheel for mixed shades. Beforehand we would like to show you the particularities of the water-soluble and the water-proof way crayons from Pelikan and make you acquainted with the Colour Card.

 
Water-soluble and water-proof wax crayons

Both types of crayons offer the same range of colours:

8 colours:

White for lightening; warm colours; cold colours; black for darkening

Überdecken und Mischen

The dark Pelikan wax crayons cover the light ones. If a dark colour is covered by a light one, a mixed shade is produced.

Dark covers light but light mixes with dark. A child's picture done with Pelikan wax crayons

Pelikan Colour Card

The Pelikan Colour Card helps when mixing and clarifies the individual components of a composition colour. Many combinations can be tried out with the Colour Card. For this purpose, a circle is made with one colour (first colour) and another circle with a different colour (second colour). In the third circle (third colour), the first and the second colours are applied together resulting in a combination colour.

Pelikan Colour Card

Mixing

The range of colours can be extended by mixing. If you happen to mix a combination colour that you would like to use again , this information can be saved in the Colour Wheel almost like in a computer.

Pelikan Colour Wheel

With the Pelikan Colour Wheel, combination colours can be reproduced in a playful way. It helps consolidate information concerning the individual components of a combination colour; creates awareness for colour diversity; and competence in handling wax crayons is increased. It can also possible to "save" information concerning the combination colours

The Pelikan Colour Wheel distinguishes itself by its easy handling and clear presentation.
construction sheet ? Pelikan Colour Wheel

Mix your own colours and "save" the combination

With the Pelikan Colour Wheel, combination colours can be reproduced in a playful way. It helps consolidate information concerning the individual components of a combination colour; creates awareness for colour diversity; and competence in handling wax crayons is increased. It can also possible to "save" information concerning the combination colours.

The Pelikan Colour Wheel distinguishes itself by its easy handling and clear presentation.

Combination Colours

The colour wheel serves as a quick overview of combination colours. In the first circle the original colour is set. In the second circle the added colour can be seen. The result after mixing is shown in the third circle.

Pelikan Colour Wheel

In our example, the original colour blue is shown in the first circle, the colour chosen for mixing in the second circle, and the resulting colour, green, in the third.