You'll love these colorful art supplies! This crayon set gives you a color and intensity you can't get with pencils. Use these crayons for drawing and sketching landscapes, portraits and more. Conte Crayons are a traditional medium that has been in use by artists around the world for many years. Thinner and harder than traditional pastels, they are ideally suited to drawing and sketching. Their hardness allows for a crisper more detailed drawing technique.