20% Off Blue Earth Pastels

The special includes both sets and singles. The pastels are very soft and have a rectangle shape allowing work to be completed with an edge or as you would with a round pastel. The pastels are shorter than the traditional round pastels but are chunkier and have excellent covering power.

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$150 Off Art Spectrum Complete Set of 154 Soft Pastels

Great value for the complete Art Spectrum Soft Pastel Set. Reduced by $150, the set is now only $700. Art Spectrum Soft Pastels provide the artist with colours that are pure, brilliant and intense, and remain that way.

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15% Off Hahnemuhle Velour Pads

Hahnemuhle Velour Pastel Paper is a 260gsm pastel paper with a wonderful soft surface. The velour is applied generously and consistently to a smooth acid-free paper to create a very soft and velvety working surface. Pastels go onto the paper with ease and colour can be layered very well.

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20% Off Colourfix Pads

Colourfix Pads contain 12 sheets and are interlaced with glassine paper to protect the artworks. The pads are available in both Colourfix Original and Colourfix Smooth. Colourfix Original has a medium tooth and holds pastel very well whilst Colourfix Smooth has a fine tooth and is well suited to more detailed work.

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10% Off Schmincke Singles

Schmincke pastels are the softest pastel available. They contain the pure fine ground pigments in the highest possible concentration. Contrastingly, the binder is kept to a minimum. A joy to use, taking you back to the origins of colour. Highly recommended.

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15% Off Sennelier Oil Pastel Sets

The Sennelier oil pastels were developed during 1949 in collaboration with Pablo Picasso who wanted a medium that could be used on a wide variety of surfaces without fading or cracking. The pastels have an exceptionally high pigment load which provides high colouring and coverage with exceptional brightness. They are very creamy and supple in use and are able to be blended and layered with ease.

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20% Off Single Bruynzeel Pencils

Bruynzeel pastel pencils are rich and buttery, yet firm. They have strong colour release and resist crumbling which is great for finer lines and sharpening.

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The Pan Pastel Sale

- 15% Off Jason Morgan Wildlife Set (pictured above)
- 10% Off Leah Griffith Flower Colouring Kit
- 15% Off Single Pan Pastels
- Compact sets of 20 only $145, Save $41.75
- Set of 80 Pan Pastels and Accessories Now Only $595 including free postage.

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Diane Townsend Pastels Now Available

Beautiful handmade pastels from New York. These highly sought after pastels are available in both the Soft Form and the unique Terrages. Sets are currently available and singles will follow.

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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

Art Spectrum Extra Soft
Australia, 180 Colours

Sennelier
France, 525 Colours


Creamy Soft Pastels


Terry Ludwig
United States, Selected Sets

Unison
England, 374 Colours

Townsend Soft Form
United States, 408 Colours

Townsend Tarrages
United States, 190 Colours

Girault
France, 300 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

 

 

 

 





 

 

 

 

 

 

  Draw   |    Ink    |   Pastel   |  Watercolour  |   Acrylic   |   Oil   
         


Pastels
AS Soft AS Extra Soft Blue Earth
Conte Generals Girault
Holbein Nupastel Pan Pastels
Rembrandt Schmincke Sennelier
Terry Ludwig Townsend Unison
 
Oil Pastels
Cray Pas Sennelier  
 
Paper & Boards
Ampersand Colourfix Hahnemuhle
Mi-Teintes Mi-Teintes Touch Pastelmat
Sennelier UART Premium
 
Pastel Pencils
Bruynzeel Carbothello Conte
Derwent    
 
Other
Blenders Charcoal Primers
Sofft Tools Storage  

 

 


 

 

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