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Here are genuine artists’ quality pastels — the softest in the world — uniquely packaged in stacking and interlocking jars. The packaging protects the colors, thus reducing damage and waste. PanPastels were specially developed so that artists could lift, apply, and control pastel color, just like true painting. The pan format holds color like paint for easy application. Each pan contains 35% more material than the average pastel stick. (On average, based on a market survey of standard soft pastel sticks.) The label, with color name and number, remains with the color pan for easy identification.
Loaded with the highest quality artists’ pigments, PanPastel colors are made using a unique manufacturing process requiring minimal binder and fillers, resulting in a rich, ultra soft, low-dust formulation. These professional quality colors are highly pigmented and have excellent lightfastness. They are erasable and fully compatible with traditional pastel sticks, pastel surfaces, and conventional fixatives. They can be mixed, blended, layered, and applied like paint for an infinite palette of colors.
With PanPastel, it is possible to create more painterly effects. The artist can apply controlled marks, from intense to delicate — ultra thin “glazing” layers and veils of color. It is possible to block in large areas of color in seconds, for backgrounds, underpainting, and tinting paper. PanPastels clean up easily.
Each jar contains 9 ml (0.3 oz) of pastel. Instructions are also included.
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.
**** Extremely Lightfast
21934-4750: Bright Yellow Green****
21934-4780: Bright Yellow Green Extra Dark****
21934-4760: Bright Yellow Green Shade****
21934-4770: Bright Yellow Green Tint****
21934-8040: Burnt Sienna****
21934-8030: Burnt Sienna Extra Dark****
21934-8050: Burnt Sienna Shade****
21934-8060: Burnt Sienna Tint****
21934-7650: Chromium Oxide Green****
21934-7680: Chromium Oxide Green Extra Dark****
21934-7660: Chromium Oxide Green Shade****
21934-7670: Chromium Oxide Green Tint****
21934-4470: Diarylide Yellow****
21934-4410: Diarylide Yellow Extra Dark****
21934-4480: Diarylide Yellow Shade****
21934-4490: Diarylide Yellow Tint***
21934-4220: Hansa Yellow****
21934-4210: Hansa Yellow Extra Dark****
21934-4230: Hansa Yellow Shade****
21934-4240: Hansa Yellow Tint***
21934-3060: Magenta Extra Dark****
21934-3030: Magenta Shade***
21934-3040: Magenta Tint**
21934-2360: Neutral Gray****
21934-2510: Neutral Gray Extra Dark****
21934-2520: Neutral Gray Extra Dark****
21934-2370: Neutral Gray Shade****
21934-2380: Neutral Gray Tint****
21934-2390: Neutral Gray Tint****
21934-4530: Orange Extra Dark****
21934-4510: Orange Shade****
21934-4520: Orange Tint***
21934-2560: Paynes Gray****
21934-2590: Paynes Gray Extra Dark****
21934-2570: Paynes Gray Tint****
21934-2580: Paynes Gray Tint****
21934-7550: Permanent Green****
21934-7580: Permanent Green Extra Dark****
21934-7560: Permanent Green Shade****
21934-7570: Permanent Green Tint****
21934-3710: Permanent Red****
21934-3690: Permanent Red Extra Dark****
21934-3720: Permanent Red Shade****
21934-3730: Permanent Red Tint**
21934-5160: Phthalo Blue****
21934-5190: Phthalo Blue Extra Dark****
21934-5170: Phthalo Blue Shade****
21934-5180: Phthalo Blue Tint**
21934-7800: Phthalo Green****
21934-7830: Phthalo Green Extra Dark****
21934-7810: Phthalo Green Shade****
21934-7820: Phthalo Green Tint***
21934-8070: Raw Umber****
21934-8110: Raw Umber Extra Dark****
21934-8080: Raw Umber Shade****
21934-8090: Raw Umber Tint****
21934-3740: Red Iron Oxide****
21934-3770: Red Iron Oxide Extra Dark****
21934-3750: Red Iron Oxide Shade****
21934-3760: Red Iron Oxide Tint****
21934-1020: Titanium White****
21934-5130: Turquoise Extra Dark****
21934-5110: Turquoise Shade****
21934-5120: Turquoise Tint****
21934-5230: Ultramarine Blue****
21934-5260: Ultramarine Blue Extra Dark****
21934-5240: Ultramarine Blue Shade****
21934-5250: Ultramarine Blue Tint****
21934-6610: Violet Extra Dark****
21934-6520: Violet Shade****
21934-6530: Violet Tint***
21934-4010: Yellow Ochre****
21934-4040: Yellow Ochre Extra Dark****
21934-4020: Yellow Ochre Shade****
21934-4030: Yellow Ochre Tint****
To view a PDF showing techniques for painting clouds with the PanPastels, please click here.
To view a PDF showing techniques for painting facial features with the PanPastels, please click here.
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Excited about using my new Pan Pastels!
from Evergreen, CO
Comments about PanPastel Artists’ Painting Pastels Sets:
I'm an oil painter and pastelist but I haven't used Pan Pastel in the past. I am excited to use them as an underpainting in my pastel landscape paintings. I've seen demos of artists using them in mixed media as well and that looks like an exciting experiment and option for a studio play date! I paint oils with painting knives so I'm curious to see if the "feel" is similar. They are creamy and highly pigmented and I like the idea of mixing colors in the pans. Thanks!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I absolutely love Pan Pastels !!
from Littleton NH
I found pan pastels so easy to apply compared to the stick less dust for sure..they work well together and the colors are so sharp.
from Georgetown, TX
I had wanted a set of the Pan Pastels for months but the prices were so high. A friend recommended Dick Blick and I found a 20 pc set for almost $30 dollars less than other resources. I'll be back for more!
from Lake Ozark, Mo.
Love these pan pastels. They are absolutely great. Tried on many different papers and they are super. Use them in my color books as well as my landscape artwork, etc. Have used with soft pastels, colored pencils and even watercolor -work well with all. Superb quality. DB did excellent job of shipping and packing. No cracks or anything. They are perfect. Well worth every penny. Thanks Blick! As usual you did a great job.
New to Pan Pastels
By Cyn E
from upstate NY
I just started doing pastel art and found these just wonderful! Will keep adding to my collection. They came very quick and in were packaged good-not broken
I would buy this product again
from Placerville, Ca
This is a new product for me and I am loving it. It's so much better than any other types of pastels offered.
i would buy this product agaiin
from Locust Grove, Va
I bough the set of ten painting colors of pan pastel. They were a good price and I am really happy about thecolors included in the set as well as some tools.
Best pastel product
from El Cajon Ca
Pan Pastels are usually the base for my paintings and I can achieve beautiful work effortlessly with them. I use the them in combination with other pastels.
Incredibly rich colors!
from Bloomfield Hills
I'm in love with these pastels. Using a small foam applicator, you can get dense, smooth coverage- or paint-like strokes. The colors are just gorgeous.
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Love pan pastels --- they go on smooth, have a creamy texture and great variety of colors.
PanPastels were created to offer the artist a new tool for artistic expression by merging dry medium with wet, painterly technique. These highest quality pastels are rich, soft and lightfast and are contained in a truly unique pan that holds 35% more material than the average stick pastel.
See what distinquishes these high quality artists' pastels and tools from any other. Both products were invented for artists by artists and offer a new and unique way of painting with pastel. This video will show various applications, tips, and techniques.
Sofft tools were specifically developed for use with PanPastel soft pastels but are so versatile, inexpensive, and reusable, they can also be used with most water-based art and craft materials. Try using with watercolor, acrylic paint, glazes and with a variety of dry mediums, such as hard or soft traditional pastels and charcoal to create exciting new techniques, marks, and effects.
Visit our YouTube Channel: Blick Videos to watch our full selection of videos!
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