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Goldfaber soft pastel half sticks offer very smooth color laydown. Vibrant colors are combined with excellent opacity to obtain rich pastel effects, as well as great blending characteristics.
Goldfaber is Faber-Castell's student brand, offering high quality yet affordable pencils and pastels for students and beginning artists.
Each pastel stick measures 1¼" × ¼".
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By wendybyrd ..soulpainter
from sedona arizona
Comments about Faber-Castell Goldfaber Studio Soft Pastels:
I use all kinds of pastels and I like this product for specific reasons it is hard ..the colors are good and the price is fabulous ..I also love the super neon brights for accents !
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Neda little love
from Dallas Tx
I got these to use in my pencil art class. I did a barn owl. These chalks and pencils did a fantastic job. I loved all the colors offered. I give them .... 5 stars. Great!
from Allentown, PA
I've not used pastels much, but these work so well I'll do a lot more in this medium. I like the size and the range of colors.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
beautiful colours excellent value
from Calgary ab
Beautiful colors, extremely vivd and bright, lots of blues which are my favourite. Excellent value too. One thing I would recommend however is for international shippers not to choose FedEx shipping to Canada they always have ludicrous charges that I never seem to have with USPS (never as high)
Great learning set!
By Mr. Konsistent
from Las Vegas
Love the bright colors, good selection with the 72 pc count.Bad thing is there half sticks, so if you plan to work on a large piece this set is not what you want.
I love these pastels
from Surprise, AZ
I use these pastels in my Intuitive Drawing classes. They are easy to use and the results are fantastic. My class participants love them.
I would purchase again
By The Art Dragon
I love how vibrant these colors were. They were a joy to use.
very nice texture and colour
it is my second set and I have a great pleasure to work with it
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Great student or illustration set
from redmond, wa
I like this set for field and travel. I recommend it to students, so they can see if they like the media before spending a lot. The colours are attractive and vibrant, and they lay down well. The only downside is that they are not lightfast, and will fade after a few months to a year. But I don't mind that, I just take a photo of anything that turns out a keeper. The box is nice too, and I refill it with chunks of other pastels as needed, which is also a nice way for students to ease into better quality, as they always use up their favorite colors first.
By art student
from North Carolina
I bought these to complete a portrait commission, and was debating whether to get this set or the artist quality set. I went with the studio quality, since it is significantly cheaper, and was not disappointed. I do not often use chalk pastel, so I cannot speak to the quality of these in comparison with the professional quality pastels or pastels of other brands, but I have found Faber-Castell to produce consistently quality supplies. These pastels performed very well for what I needed.
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