What does this prove, exactly? That wax melts?
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I’m going to get science-y up here.
The principle behind crayons is very simple. Wax softens fairly easily, allowing it to leave a residue on surfaces. The heat/friction generated by pressing the crayon (colored wax) against another surface is what allows it to leave a mark. Therefore, crayons with a softer wax of a lower melting point glide easily on paper, leaving a clean mark with minimal effort.
The above diagram shows that while Crayola Crayons use a wax that melts with comparatively quickly, Roseart Crayons melt slowly and in sporadic patches. This means that the simple heat/friction of pressing a Roseart Crayon lightly against the paper is often not enough to leave a solid, clean mark.
This is the bane of colorers everywhere.
- awktupus What does this prove, exactly? That w...
That Rose Art crayons are of a poor quality wax.