This set has a collection of 6 beautiful pastels, perfect for using on furniture, for mixed media, home decor, altered art, wall mural paintings. These paints are water based, non-toxic, quick drying. The consistency of these paints can be adjusted with water. Chalk paints have perfect consistency for spreading with rollers, sponge and brush. These paints beautifully distress the surface & hence the surface does not require to be distressed before painting.