$50 Off Schmincke Set of 80 Half Sticks

A great half stick set from Schmincke with a very well balanced colour range. Schmincke are one of the softest pastels available with intense clean colours. The half stick size has the advantage of making the pastels more manageable in their application providing greater control.

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15% Off Rembrandt Half Stick Sets of 5 and 10

Rembrandt have introduced 22 new half stick sets which allow you quickly solve the need for more 'Storm Greys', 'Muted Colours', 'Lush Greens'or 'Earth Reds' etc. The themed colour sets are a great way to strenghten your colour range in particular areas.

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15% Off Art Spectrum Round Soft Pastel Sets of 30

The Art Spectrum sets of 30 include Landscape, Portrait, Flowers, Seascape and an Assorted Set. Art Spectrum are the 'Australian Pastel' and include many colours suited to our unique environment.

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15% Off Bruynzeel 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. There are three sets (12, 24, 48). The set boxes have foam lined pull out trays for ease of working.

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20% Off CrayPas Wooden Box set of 88 Specialist Oil Pastels

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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$50 Off Sennelier Paris Set of 120 Half Sticks

The Paris set has a wonderful array of colours whilst the half sticks are easy to handle and apply. 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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15% Off Mi-Teintes Pads

Mi-Teintes is a 160gsm traditional pastel paper. One side is relatively smooth whilst the other side has a honeycomb type grain which holds pastel well. As the paper is coloured in the pulp the shades are highly light resistant. Mi-Teintes is also a paper which will stand up to a lot of working.

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The Big Pan Pastel Sale

- $30 Off Joanne Barby Sets
- Sets of 10 Pan Pastels 10% Off
- Single Pan Pastels from $9.45
- Compact sets of 20 only $144.95, Save $41.70
- Set of 80 Pan Pastels and Accessories Now Only $592.50 including free postage (pictured above).

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Schmincke Super Special
Set of 11 in a Tin Only $44.95

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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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

Townsend Soft Form
United States, 408 Colours

Townsend Terrages
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 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 Townsend Unison
 
Oil Pastels
Cray Pas Sennelier  
 
Paper
Ampersand Colourfix Hahnemuhle
Mi-Teintes Mi-Teintes Touch Pastelmat
Pastel Premier Sennelier UART Premium
 
Pastel Pencils
Bruynzeel Carbothello Conte
Derwent    
 
Other
Blenders Charcoal Primers
Sofft Tools Storage  
 
 


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