20% Off Sennelier Paris Set of 120 Half Sticks

The Paris set is a very well balanced set which provides a wide range of colours. 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.

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10% Off Single Schmincke Pastels

Schmincke pastels are a joy to use. Being one of the softest pastels on the market they provide excellent colour release that has intensity and depth. Highly recommended.

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20% Off Rembrandt Landscape and Portrait Sets of 90

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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The Pan Pastel Sale

- 15% Off Joanne Barby Sets (seascape set shown above)
- 10% Off Susan's Garden Flower Colouring Kits
- 15% Off all Single Pan Pastels
- $41.75 Off the compact sets of 20
- Set of 80 Pan Pastels and Accessories Now Only $625 - Save $264.95.

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15% 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. 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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15% Off CrayPas Specialist Oil Pastel Sets

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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10% Off Hahnemuhle Pads

Covers the Pastel Sketch Cotton Paper, Pastelfix Paper and Velour Paper Pads. Hahnemuhle have a reputation for quality papers and the Pastel Papers are no exception.

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10% Off Single Art Spectrum Soft Pastels

The Art Spectrum soft pastel range includes many colours unique to Australia such as Flinder Blue and Red Violet, Australian Leaf Green and Tasman Blue. A good chance to stock up whilst the pastels are on special.

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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

Art Spectrum Extra Soft
Australia, 180 Colours

Sennelier
France, 525 Colours


Creamy Soft Pastels


Terry Ludwig
United States, Selected Sets

Unison
England, 402 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 Colours

Conte
France/China, 48 Colours

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pastels
AS Soft AS Extra Soft Blue Earth
Conte Generals Girault
Holbein Nupastel Pan Pastels
Rembrandt Schmincke Sennelier
Terry Ludwig Unison  
 
Oil Pastels
Cray Pas Sennelier  
 
Paper
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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