Sennelier set of 80 Half Sticks 15% Off



Assorted set of 80 Half Sticks which provides a well balanced colour range. The set is normally $189.95 but is available now for $161.46.

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10% Off Hahnemuhle Pastel Paper Pads



The special covers all of the Hahnemuhle pastel pads including:
- Pastel Sketch 100% Cotton Paper;
- Velour Paper with the wonderful soft surface; and
- Pastell Fix Paper with the soft flat felt like surface.

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10% Off Art Spectrum Singles



Art Spectrum are the Australian Pastels and the range includes many colours which reflect our landscape such as Flinders Red Violet, Australian Leaf Green and Tasman Blue.

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15% Off Cray Pas set of 36 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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Schmincke Wooden Box Set Sale Extended

There is still time to save up to $200 on Schmincke wooden box sets with the sale being extended to January.

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Ampersand Pastel Boards 10% Off

Pastelbord is a clay and gesso coated hardboard panel with a granular marble dust finish comparable to a sanded pastel paper except more durable and more versatile. All traditional pastel techniques can be completed on the board with the surface allowing for many layers to be used. Pastelboard is excellent for plein air painting and travelling as well as in the studio.

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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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