These crayons are different than any crayon you may have experienced. The 6 metallic colors shine on most surfaces and can enhance any of your child's masterpieces. Great on textured surfaces like wood, watercolor paper and canvas and glides effortlessly on smooth surfaces like paper and chipboard. Crayons are easy to blend and smudge. They have a shimmering effect when used on black and white surfaces. May stain clothing and some surfaces. Please protect your work area.