15% Off Pan Pastel Kits



Pan Pastel Kits include colours, a Pan Pastel tray and Sofft Tools. They come in a range of themes including landscape, portrait, drawing, modelling, assorted, mixed media and pearlescent. They give you everything you need to get started with Pan Pastels so you can start experimenting straight away.

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10% Off Sennelier Pastel Paper Pads



There are two types of Sennelier Pads
- Pastel Card with the wonderful cork dust finish; and
- C4 Grey Felt Paper, a very interesting and traditional surface.

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10% Off Blue Earth Pastels



Blue Earth Pastels are made in the town of Blue Earth, Minnesota, USA by artists Jim and Ross Pollard in a restored 1890s building. The pastels are very soft and have a rectangle shape allowing work to be completed with an edge or as you would with a round pastel. The pastels are shorter than the traditional round pastels but are chunkier and have excellent covering power.

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10% Off UART Pads

Uart is one of the most popular pastel papers in the United States. It is a sanded pastel paper which provides a reliable, quality surface for pastel artists. It is 300gsm, beige in colour, Ph neutral and acid free. Pads of 10 9x12 Inch (22.86cm x 30.5cm) sheets are available in 400 and 600 Grades. The pads are top bound and have Glasseine sheets interwoven between each sheet.

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15% Off Sennelier Set of 72 Oil Pastels

The Sennelier oil pastels were developed during 1949 in collaboration with Pablo Picasso who wanted a medium that could be used on a wide variety of surfaces without fading or cracking. The pastels have an exceptionally high pigment load which provides high colouring and coverage with exceptional brightness. They are very creamy and supple in use and are able to be blended and layered with ease.

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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


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 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 Conte  
 
Other
Blenders Charcoal Primers
Sofft Tools Storage  
 
 
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