$150 Off Rembrandt Set of 225

The ultimate Rembrandt pastel set. Rembrandt Soft Pastels have intense pure colour with excellent colour release.

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15% Off Pastelboard

A Permanent Museum Quality Surface. Pastelbord is a clay and gesso coated hardboard panel with a granular marble dust finish comparable to a sanded pastel paper except more durable and more versatile. All traditional pastel techniques can be completed on the board with the surface allowing for many layers to be used. Pastelboard is excellent for plein air painting and travelling as well as in the studio.

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15% Off Hahnemuhle Pads

Special includes Pastel Sketch, Pastellfix and Velour Pads. Hahnemuhle is renowned for the quality of the papers it produces. Pastel Sketch is a 100% Cotton paper, Pastellfix has a very flat surface with an incredible amount of grip whilst the Velour paper has a velvety working surface.

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$25 Off Schmincke Set of 30 Assorted

Schmincke pastels contain the purest medium fine ground artistís pigments in the highest possible concentration. Contrastingly, the binder is kept to a minimum. This provides for one of the softest pastels on the market, a joy to use which takes you back to the origins of colour.

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15% Off Girault Assorted Sets of 25 and 50

These French Artisan Made Soft Pastels are of the highest quality having been in continuous production since 1780. Exceptional pigment load provides true and vibrant colour whilst the application is easy and flowing. The soft and creamy nature of the pastels lends itself to blending as well as the ability to make consistent accurate strokes with varying degrees of density.

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10% Off Holbein Singles

Holbein soft pastels excel in the richness of coverage when applied and the blending ability achievable. Each stick is made in a square shape for working versatility, whether with the flat sides or the sharp edges. The softness, pigment purity, size and shape as well as the method of packaging have been widely acclaimed by working pastelists.

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Pastels - Pure and Vibrant

Pastel painting takes you back to the origins of colour. Lying somewhere between sketching and painting, pastels encompas the best of both. Pure enjoyment resulting in beautiful art works.

 

A Guide to Softness

Soft Pastels vary in their degree of softness and we are often asked about this. The list below is arranged from softest to hardest and is based on our experience.

Ultra Soft Pastels

Pan Pastels USA   92 Colours

Very Soft Pastels

Schmincke Germany   400 Colours
Blue Earth United States   336 Colours
Sennelier France   525 Colours

Creamy Soft Pastels

Unison England   402 Colours
Girault France   525 Colours

Medium Soft Pastels

Rembrandt Holland   218 Colours
Art Spectrum Australia   154 Colours
Holbein Japan   144 Colours

Hard Pastels

NuPastel United States   96 Colours
Generals United States   Selected
Conte France/China   48 Colours

 

 

 

 





 

 

 

 

 

 

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Pastels
Art Spectrum Blue Earth Conte
Generals Girault Holbein
Nupastel Pan Pastels Rembrandt
Schmincke Sennelier Unison
 
Oil Pastels
Cray Pas Sennelier  
 
Paper & Boards
Ampersand Colourfix Fisher 400
Hahnemuhle Mi-Teintes Mi-Teintes Tex
Pastelmat Sennelier UART Premium
 
Pastel Pencils
Bruynzeel Conte  
 
Other
Blenders Charcoal Primers
Sofft Tools Storage  

 

 

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