20% Off Schmincke Sets of 30

Special includes both the Assorted and Landscape sets of 30. Schmincke pastels are beautiful to use. They are very soft and the colour simply flows from the pastel onto the paper without effort.

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Sennelier Sets of 30 Half Sticks 15% Off

               

There are four different sets of 30 Half Sticks. They are, Assorted, Urban Plein Air, Landscape Plein Air and Seascape Plein Air. The sets are very compact making them great for travel. They are also a good way to sample the Sennelier pastels.

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CrayPas Oil Pastel Sets 15% Off

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.

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20% Off Girault Sets of 25

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: Derwent Pastel Pencil Sets

Derwent Pastel Pencils sets are now available. They are currently very good value for money:
- Set 12 $29.95
- Set 24 $39.95
- Set 36 $54.95
- Set 72 $99.95

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$150 Off Rembrandt Set of 225 Pastels

The ultimate set of Rembrandt pastels. Beautiful wooden box filled with 225 Rembrandt pastels.

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10% Off Sofft Tools

Sofft Tools are specifically designed to work with Pan Pastels; however they are equally at home working with regular pastels. Great for blending, erasing and painterly effects. The sponges can be washed out after use.

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10% Off Art Spectrum Singles

Art Spectrum pastels include many colours that are unique to the Australian landscape. The range 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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