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. These little trial sets come with one trial size stick of blue, red, and yellow. These mini sticks measure approximately 1-1/2 inch long by 5/8 inch in diameter.