Professional Oil Paint in Stick Form. Ideal for sketching and outlining, Shiva Paintstiks are Oil Colors made from refined linseed oil blended with a quality pigment and solidified into this convenient stick form. They can be spread or blended and can be used in conjunction with conventional oils.Shiva Paintstiks are self-sealing, just peel the seal before using. No unpleasant odors or fumes. In most cases, the paint dries in 24 hours. The regular size stick measures 5/8"x 4-1/2" long. This set contains six traditional colors: Dusty Rose, Wedgewood Blue, Pewter Gray, Yellow Ochre, Celadon Green, and Barn Red.