"what is the difference between oil pastel and crayons?"
Hi Charu, you'll of course get a more comprehensive answer if you google that phrase, but I'll try to explain from personal experience. A crayon is more waxy in nature i.e. the pigment particles are suspended in a waxy binder. The colors are less intense than with good quality oil pastels. There is a kind of crayons which I've used, which is water-soluble. Google 'watersoluble crayons' if you're interested.
Oil pastels are more oily in nature, that is the pigments are suspended in a non-drying oily medium (apart from fillers and stuff which provide bulk). There is also some wax binder but less than in crayons. They are different from 'pastels' (dry pastels) in that the former is powdery in nature, and the later has a oily/waxy feel.
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