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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****
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from Shiocton, WI
Comments about PanPastel Artists’ Painting Pastels:
This product was recommended by a fellow taxidermist for fish replica painting. Very pleased with the product. Very pleased with the color selection which is hard to find with any other distributor. Fast shipping, comparable pricing. Recommended product!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Susan W
from Summerville, SC
Comments about PanPastel Artists’ Painting Pastels Sets:
Great combo of colors
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Pan pastel hair and complexion
Fun set for someone who like pastels
For starters the price here on blick was a really good deal. I had never tried pan pastels before and wanted to get a nice set of basic colors. From what I have used so far they lay wonderfully on paper and you really don't need a whole lot to add a lot of color.Now my biggest issue with this set is the container. I end up spending like 5 minutes with it fighting to get it all screwed back together. That isn't too big of a deal for me, but some people may find it frustrating.
By Love Cats
from Ashburn, VA
Love the blendability. This is the best price I have found. Would love to have more.
from Kansas City, Missouri
I love using these pan pastels. I have done about four pieces of artwork as of today. I do find that the white is not white enough, but I just add my soft white pastel on top and it works just fine. I love that you can use soft pastels and pastel pencils on top. I wish that there were more types of sponge applicators to use. But like the ones that came with the sets. I will probably buy more of the sponges. I think these pan pastels will last me quite a while since you do not have to use very much. Glad I did not have to wait long for the shipping and they arrived intact. Thanks
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Child of the Forest
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from Santa Cruz,Ca
Great addition for a pastel artist
Pan Pastels unbelievable color
from Beaufort sc
I love these pastels that are so creamy and rich the colors are stunning. I'm just starting out in art journaling and this is already my go to supply .
I AM NEW TO PASTELS BUT THINK THE PAN PASTELS ARE AMAZING...
By GOLDEN OLDIE GAIL
from ONTARIO, CANADA
I AM NEW TO PASTELS AND AM ENJOYING HOW QUICKLY A PICTURE CAN BE COMPLETED AND WITH LITTLE OR NO CLEAN UP.....THE PAN PASTELS ARE EASY TO MIX AND WITH THEM COMING IN COLORS RANGING FROM THE DARK TO THE LIGHTEST IN EACH COLOR CATEGORY, IT MAKES THEM VERY EASY TO MIX TOGETHER.....I HAVE ENJOYED WATCHING ALL THE VIDEOS ON HOW TO AND FEEL THEY HAVE BEEN A REAL ASSET TO ME.....I ONLY WISH THERE WERE MORE ARTISTS USING THE PRODUCT AND SHOWING HOW THEY FINISHED EACH PAN PASTEL PICTURE.....THANK YOU
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I do recommend this product.
By Cyclist for life
from West Lafayette, IN
I use the pan-pastels for figure and portrait. I use stick pastels where sharper lines are needed. The nesting trays are great for transportation but I would like a tray where they can lock-in during use.
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.
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