Thin Stix-12ct Classic by Pencil Grip is solid tempera paint that can be use on paper, cardboard, canvas and even wood, it dries in just 90 seconds so when you touch it, it doesnt smudge or come off. No water needed. It is perfect for those times when you dont want to use liquid tempera paint, water, brushes, etc. This solid tempera paint stick is very useful to kids. This package contains 12 paint sticks in assorted colors.