Schmincke set of 75 Half Sticks $80 Off





A special release Schmincke set at a very special price. The set is normally $249.95 but is available now for $169.95.

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15% Off Bruynzeel Pastel Pencil Sets



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. The pencils are 3.7mm wide with the colour strip being perfecly centred within a cedar casing. The well balanced colour range and excellent lightfastness make them a great choice for artists.

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10% Off Rembrandt Singles



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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15% Off Sennelier Oil Pastel Wooden Box 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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Christmas Specials

The following Christmas specials will be available until the end of December or until we sell out.



Sennelier Wooden Box Sets

Sennelier Wooden Box Set of Soft Pastels



All Sennelier Wooden Box sets are reduced. Save up to $200.

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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Pan Pastel Sets of 20

Pan Pastel Set

Reduced by $30 to $156.75, these sets are great value. Each set comes with twenty colours and a set of Sofft Tools. The sets included are Painting, Portrait, Landscape, Tints, Shades and Extra Dark Shades.

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Schmincke Wooden Box Sets

Sennelier Wooden Box Set of Soft Pastels



All Schmincke Wooden Box sets have been reduced and are excellent value.

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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$25 Off Roz Pastel Storage Bag

Roz Pastel Bag

The Roz bag is made of lightweight fabric and has two separate compartments. The lower section holds four pastel organiser trays whilst the upper section is up tp you. Each of the four pastel trays holds 34 full pastels or many more broken or used pastels.

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$150 Off Rembrandt Set of 225

Rembrandt Set of 225

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. View the Set



Cray Pas Oil Pastel Complete Set 20% Off

Cray Pas Specialist Oil Pastels Wooden Box Set

Cray Pas Specialist oil pastels are artist grade. They are made from highly concentrated premium quality pigments, wax and oil to provide professionals with a superb creamy texture that facilitates blend-ability, and can be used in combination with a variety of painting mediums. View the Set











 

 

 

 

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


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 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 Conte  
 
Other
Accessories Charcoal Primers
Sofft Tools Storage  
 
 
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