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NuPastels have a rich, creamy texture that blends and shades easily. Frequently used in advertising layouts, NuPastels are stronger than ordinary soft pastels, which means less breakage and easier cleanup. Use them to create broad strokes and fine lines.
Each stick measures 3-5/8" long × 1/4" square (92 mm × 6 mm).
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.
Minimum Order — Please order individual pastels (open stock) in a minimum of 6, so that we can efficiently package and ship your order. Your selection may be assorted to meet this requirement.
Set of 12, Assorted Colors
Set of 24, Assorted Colors
Set of 36, Assorted Colors
Set of 48, Assorted Colors
Set of 96, Assorted Colors
® Prismacolor is a registered trademark of Sanford Corporation.
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LOVE these! great for my first layer of color!
from Long Island, NY
Comments about Prismacolor NuPastel Color Sticks:
highly pigmented, great for my first layer of color and easy to get replacement sticks,
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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A UAT have for pastel painters
from Stony Brook, NY
Nupastels are an important part of the palette for under painting and building layers. The square design is very helpful for covering large areas and sweeping light and heavy stokes. They are an excellent value.
My favorite 'harder' soft pastel
By Artsy Animals
from Royal, Arkansas
I do a lot of animals in pastel paintings and nupastels are a must for whiskers, fine hairs and the overall appearance of fur.
Blick to the rescue...
from Hemet, ca
I realized at the last minute that I needed these color stick for a classroom project. Block had exactly what I needed and provided the option for very fast shipping, they actually arrived earlier than the promised time.
LOVE Prismacolor NuPastels!
By The Holler Artist
from Richmond VA
Smooth application and great blending on 600 Grit Sanded paper.
Happy with color sticks
from Santa Barbara, CA
I am a beginner with pastels and these are the ones recommended by my instructor.I like the bright colors and smooth quality.
would buy again
from Lake O The Pines Texas
use for wildlife work
By Vets 4 Veterans
from Palmdale, CA
These pastels work well in our Art as Healing for veterans.
excellent "hard" pastels, essential
By Bill Hansen
from Ithaca New York
These were my first pastels. As "hard" pastels, they are easier to use than soft pastels (on sanded paper). Colors are true and intense, it's possible to put in details, use them for underpaintings or glazes. It's easier to lay down a very light layer with these than it is with most soft pastels. Highly recommended
Only 92 colors
Only 92 colors as 4 of the colors were duplicated and they were all browns. Could use more light colors.
Merchant response: We apologize for the duplicates in the set you received, and we're happy to help you with this. One of our Customer Care Agents will be following up via email to assist you.
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