No, they aren’t crayons. No, they aren’t just an excuse to get your hands dirty -though they do function as such. No, they definitely aren’t boring.
What they are, however, is misunderstood- and fun (check the grammar, it’s correct). How many people can say that they are wielders of pastels. I am not an expert, and I don’t only use pastels because they aren’t mainstream, but I use them nonetheless.