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20% Off Sennelier Sets of 40 Half Sticks

There are two sets to choose from, Assorted and Portrait. 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 Schmincke Half Stick Sets

There are two half stick sets to choose from, a set of 18 and a set of 50. Schmincke pastels contain the purest fine ground 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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15% Off Julia Woning Pan Pastel Kits

Julia Woning is an accomplished Pan Pastel educator, author and artist. The starter kits give you the tools and colours to experience the beauty of painting with Pan Pastels. The colours in the kits are also used in the Pan Pastel Workshop book by Julia.

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20% Off Rembrandt Set of 45 Full Sticks

The 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 more difficult 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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Best Price for Unison Pastels

Fantastic prices for both sets and singles. Unison pastels have a fantastic texture which results from them being hand rolled rather than extruded. The pastels are based on traditional pigments such as cadmiums, cobalts and natural and synthetic earths as these pigments have stood the test of time.

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25% Off Colourfix Smooth

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Colourfix Smooth is available in 20 different colours and two different sizes. Colourfix Smooth has a very fine tooth which is good for detailed work and pastel pencils.

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$3000 First Prize.
Competition Now Open for Entries

Now open for entries, the Soft Pastels Art Prize is an on-line competition and exhibition for soft pastel paintings which will have a $3000 first prize. are commited to supporting and promoting soft pastel painting. This new competition aims to help to raise awareness of soft pastel painting as well as providing a larger prize pool for soft pastels artists.

The competition will be independently judged by Tricia Reust and Rod Bathgate, and restricted to entries from Australian and New Zealand artists. The competition is now open for entries.

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15% Off J Luda Singles

J Luda have focused on the use of environmentally friendly, modern, lightfast, synthetic pigments. This focus combined with the 'Artisan Made' approach of using the best traditional techniques gives the pastels their colour intensity. The pastels are completely uniform all the way through ensuring you have a consistent working experience from start to finish. An impressive pastel.

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10% Off Sennelier Pastel Card Sheets

Sennelier Pastel Card is available in 14 colours and three different sheet sizes. Pastel card is pH neutral and has a specially formulated coloured coating containing cork powder. The cork powder provides the tooth that holds the pastel and the grain could be compared to a 400 grit sanded paper.

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10% Off Art Spectrum Extra Soft Sets

The Art Spectrum Extra Soft Pastels are available in colour grouped sets of 10, 20, 30 and 180. The pastels are quite open in their consistency and not dense at all which allows you to lightly lay down colour very quickly. The pastels can be best characterised as having a light creamy texture.

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20% Off Renesans Oil Pastel Sets

There are six sets to choose from including Assorted, Landscape, Portrait and Flowers. Renesans oil based pastels are soft and supple and can easily be smudged, blended and cut back through. The pastels can be manipulated for impasto effects or brushed out with the use of an Artist Turpentine. The pastels will adhere well to nearly all clean and primed surfaces.

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The Big Pan Pastel Sale

- Sets of 10 Pan Pastels now $99.95
- Single Pan Pastels from $10.75
- Compact sets of 20 only $164.95
- $300 off set of 80 Pan Pastels and Accessories. Now Only $695 including free postage (pictured above).

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