20% Off Julia Woning Pan Pastel Starter Kit

Julia Woning is an accomplished Dutch artist who has a wonderful way with Pan Pastels. The kit contains 10 colours and a selection of Sofft Tools. The colours in the kit are the same as those used in the Jula Woning book - Pan Pastel Workshop.

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15% Off Schmincke Sets of 30

Schmincke pastels are one of the softest pastels on the market, a joy to use which takes you back to the origins of colour. The sets of 30are available in both a multi-purpose and a landscape assortment.

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20% Off Sennelier Classic Wooden Box Sets

The classic wooden box sets have assortments of 30, 100, 175, 250 and 525 pastels. 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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10% Off Girault Singles

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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20% Off Pastel Premier

Pastel Premier is a 100% Cotton, Acid Free, Archival Quality Paper made in the USA. It has the most beautiful working surface that grips and holds many layers of pastel. The unique surface is created by double priming the 100% cotton base paper and then coating it with aluminium oxide abrasive. A final seal layer is then applied making the surface incredibly durable and able to withstand reworking and scrubbing with ease.

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The Daily Pastel

Follow us on Facebook or Instagram to view a beautiful new Pastel Painting each day.


Cathy Hull, Evening Glow
You can see more work by Cathy on Instagram.

We want to feature your paintings
We would love to feature your paintings on the The Daily Pastel Facebook and Instagram pages. Please contact us and we will provide some instructions for sending your pictures to us. All styles of pastel paintings are welcome.





15% Off Mi-Teintes Touch Pads

Mi-Teintes Touch is a textured pastel paper covered with a fine grit for laying down of soft pastels. The pads have 12 sheets made up of 3 sheets each of four different colours.

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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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15% Off Rembrandt Set of 30 Half Sticks

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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10% Off Hahnemuhle Velour Sheets

Hahnemuhle Velour Pastel Paper is a 260gsm pastel paper with a wonderful soft surface. The velour is applied generously and consistently to a smooth acid-free paper to create a very soft and velvety working surface. Pastels go onto the paper with ease and colour can be layered very well.

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35% Off Colourfix Foam Core Boards

Colourfix Foam Core Boards are very light but extremely strong. They are easy to frame and also great for outdoor use. Special is strictly whilst stocks last.

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The Big Pan Pastel Sale

- Julia Woning Starter Set 20% Off
- $55 Off Dawn Emerson set of 40
- $30 Off Joanne Barby Sets
- Sets of 10 Pan Pastels now $99.95
- Single Pan Pastels from $10.50
- Compact sets of 20 only $164.95
- Set of 80 Pan Pastels and Accessories Now Only $592.50 including free postage (pictured above).

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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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