Stabillo - CarbOthello - 590 - Viridian Matte - Stabillo CarbOthello Pastel Pencils are great for artists, art students and people with creative hobbies. The pen has a wonderfully dry and dusty stroke, just like charcoal. CarbOthello Pastel Pencils can be dry mixed and blended or used as a water color with brilliant results on dark backgrounds. CarbOthello Pencils high pigmentation guarantees great luminosity and opacity as well as color-fastness and color brilliance. Asterisks mark each pencil's light-fastness. CarbOthello chalk-pastel coloring pencil meets the highest standards. The soft lead also draws perfectly on delicate paper and the wooden shaft protects the lead from breaking.