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Re: Cattle markers as art tools

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Maahmaah (Maahmaah)
Thu, 19 Mar 1998 10:28:05 EST


In a message dated 98-03-19 10:02:27 EST, astroboy writes:

<< They are just big oil crayons that they mark cattle with
He got them at the stock yard.Mostly black and white. They were only 25c
a piece.They are about 5 inches by 3/4 of an inch. >>

These are great! I thought I was the one who discovered them!! They are very
inexpensive and not as messy as oil pastels because they develop a "skin"
after a while. They also do not come in the large variety of colors that
other art supplies come in, but they are certainly worth a try to check them
out. I know nothing about their longevity or chemical makeup so check for
info on toxicity before using them in your classroom.

-Lee