15% Off Art Spectrum Extra Soft Sets

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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15% 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, Ph neutral and acid free. The pads are available in three grades allowing you to choose the surface most suitable to your style.

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$40 Off Sennelier 80 Half Stick Sets

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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20% Off Colourfix Pads

Colourfix is a wonderful paper that can hold multiple layers. Colourfix Pads contain 12 sheets and are interlaced with glassine paper to protect the artworks. Available in both Origianl tooth and Smooth.

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10% Off Derwent Pastel Pencil Sets

The Derwent pencils have a medium soft texture which transfers easily to paper and provides good blending. The pencils have a 4mm lead which is naturally water-soluble.

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The Daily Pastel

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Fay Jeanes, Saddled
Special Mention at the recent Pastel Artists of South Australia exhibition.

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10% Off Holbein Single Pastels

Holbein soft pastels excel in the richness of coverage when applied and the blending ability achievable. Each stick is made in a square shape for working versatility, whether with the flat sides or the sharp edges. The softness, pigment purity, size and shape as well as the method of packaging have been widely acclaimed by working pastelists.

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15% Off Roz Bag

The Roz bag is made of lightweight fabric and includes 4 pastel trays. The bag has two separate compartments.The lower section holds four pastel organiser trays whilst the upper section is up tp you. With its built in elastic band it can hold one more pastel organiser tray or any other items you might want to pack. The top section also contains a removable clear zippered case for pencils or tools. The bag is equipped with an adjustable shoulder strap. Each of the four pastel trays holds 34 full pastels or many more broken or used pastels.

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25% 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

- 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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