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These large diameter pencils have very fine, smooth leads that are rich in pigment. The presence of abrasives provides excellent toning and stumping qualities.
Use Conté pencils to obtain a precise mark or line on a variety of papers. Pencils are pre-sharpened.
Color Chart Note — Use this color chart as an approximation of the real color. If exact color matching is necessary, use actual samples of the materials.
Shipping Note — Due to manufacturer distribution restrictions, Conte a Paris products cannot be shipped to addresses outside of North America.
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Well, so far I'm pleased
from Washington state
Comments about Conté Conté Pastel Pencils:
I've been wanting to expand my pastel pencil collection and after reading many many reviews thought I would give the conte pastel pencils a try. Received them the other day, packaged safely as usual, I tried them out on scrap of paper and I'm pretty sure I will be purchasing more of these. They were not scratchy and I liked them.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Softest, creamy, and doesn't BREAK
from Covington, GA
I use these when getting detail in the eyes of portraits, and they blend so well without 'cutting' into soft pastel surface. They are far more soft and creamy than even more expensive brands, and do not break inside the casing when sharpened. They lay down strong color evenly. My only wish is that they would oome out with more colors and more color sets!
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from Redmond, OR
These pencils are a great value for the price. Love the larger diameter---resists breakage very well, even while sharpening! Colors are nice, but could be richer in some colors. I have also experienced a few "rough" spots in the pastel, which I assume are clay streaks--re sharpening helps this though. All in all a good value for the price, especially for a beginning artist.
Wonderful products, great selections
from Onekama, Michigan
I love the large selection of products.
from Hercules, ca
Great for details
from Rio Rancho N.M.
Very thick fst pencil. Would not fit in my sharpener! But color is vivid.
from Fort Worth, TX
I'm ising these on Twinrocker paper that's been sized with an amber shellac mixture. The colors are beautiful but the points keep breaking whenever I sharpen them. I've tried multiple sharpeners and blades. I love how beautifully they blend into the tooth of the paper when I pass a bristle brush over them.
from Cortez, CO
I love my Conte' Pastel Pencils in my pastel work, the color is true, so easy to use when doing fine precise work.
I would buy this product again.
By James Z
Great for pastel paintings! Love it for details!
Good but not my favorite
Conte Pastel Pencils are a little harder than the Stabilo which I find softer and easier to draw with.
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