NOTE: Markal Paintstiks have been discontinued by the original manufacturer and colours are gradually becoming unobtainable from our main supplier. Where possible, colours are being obtained from other sources but incurring higher costs. Where they are affected the new price is shown alongside the individual colours.
An alternative to Markal was launched by a new manufacturer in 2019 under a different name. We are sorry to say that the new stick is only a very poor imitation of the original Markal
The MARKAL PAINTSTIKS are oil paints in stick form. Originally there were 48 professional and 13 iridescent colours but the colours available are becoming gradually more limited.
There were also 2 blenders in the range:-
Standard blender adds more binder to the colour making it softer and easier to blend. Extending the drying time.
Iridescent blender adds a pearl finish to the professional colours or allows for subtle blending of the iridescent colours.
Made with linseed oil, wax and pigments they can be used alone or with conventional oil colours. Unlike oil pastels these sticks become soft moveable colour when applied.
To learn the basics about using Markal Paintstiks see the Markal Leaflet