Sennelier Sets of 80 Half Sticks 20% Off

The Sennelier pastels were first introduced at the turn of the 20th Century. Whilst the colours and tones have evolved the making of the pastels themselves has remained relatively unchanged. The sennelier pastels are highly recommended and are part of the history of colour itself.

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10% Off Girault Sets

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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New UART Boards - 15% Off

UARTs new mounted boards are made from a strong PVC material that is the perfect solution for plein air artists or artists alike that are looking for the convenience of UARTís sanded pastel paper pre-mounted on an ultra durable and dent resistant board. The boards are very light and only 1/8th inch thick which make them perfect for travelling. Also, there is no border on the boards allowing you to paint from edge to edge.

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10% Off Rembrandt Singles

Rembrandt Soft Pastels have intense pure colour with excellent colour release. Rembrandt pastels are towards the harder end of the scale in terms of softness. This allows many techniques and effects to be implemented which are a lot harder with the very soft pastels. They have very good lightfastness and are free of pigments based on lead, cadmium and cobalt.

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10% Off Pan Pastel Sets of 10

Pan pastels are very blendable which allows you to mix colours to extend your palette. They are also very painterly as you can create very delicate marks and veils whilst also having the ability to block in large areas very quickly.

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$50 Off the Full Set of Art Spectrum - Now only $800

Art Spectrum pastels include many colours that are unique to the Australian landscape. The range of 154 is well balanced and all Art Spectrum pastels are free from heavy metals, asbestos or other toxic substances.

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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
United States, 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 Colours

Conte
France/China, 48 Colours

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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