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The history of Royal Talens goes back to 1899. In that year, Marten Talens founded the "Dutch Factory for Paints, Lacquers, and Inks" based in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. Rembrandt Soft Pastels have since become one of the most popular artist pastels in the world.
We offer you the full range of Rembrandt colors in open stock. Rembrandt pastels are made from the purest pigments and mixed with the finest quality kaolin clay binder. No pigments containing heavy metals, such as cadmium, lead, and cobalt, are used in production which ensures that the pastels have no hard bits or sharp edges.
These pastels are harder in consistency than many soft pastels, allowing for more control and definition in your painting. Full sticks measure 2-3/4" long × 7/16" diameter (70 mm × 11 mm). They are paper wrapped, and are sold individually. Half sticks are available only in sets.
Gift Idea — Rembrandt Soft Pastels are available in a variety of attractively packaged sets, from economical half stick sets to the exquisitely packaged wooden box sets. See Rembrandt Soft Pastel Sets for pictures and more detailed specifications of these sets.
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.
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By Artist's mother
from Normal, IL
Comments about Rembrandt Soft Pastel Sets:
Seemed to be very expensive, but these are the best according to art teacher .
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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It is not as soft as I expected,colors are Ok
from San Jose, ca
The colors are not as good as the cheap one.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Very nice quality
from Valencia, CA
These are my first time using these pastels and they're very wonderful. They are very pigmented and glide on the paper very smoothly. The cost is a bit pricey, but you get what you pay for. High quality and the colors are beautiful.
Rembrandt is the best
By Suzy Q
from New Orleans
With Rembrandt you never get those little hard grains of sand (or whatever) that mess up your smooth strokes or even tear paper. The colors are brilliant pigments. The box is the perfect organizer
from Fallon, NV
The colors in this set are perfect for landscapes, portraits, and pet portraits as well as wildlife! And I, personally, prefer the half sticks! I've used them on velour paper as well as sanded paper and love the results.
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Comments about Rembrandt Soft Pastels:
Great pastels.. I have used them for regular pastel painting, as well as mixed media art.
Images shared by Cindy
Pastel painting on mi-tiennes paper
Colour in this piece of art is shaved pastel
Rembrandt pastels are a part of any painting I create. They spread well, have a very good color selection, are not too hard or too soft...I just really enjoy using them.
Recommended by many
from San Francisco, CA
Recommended by many artist friends, in addition to be recommended by instructor in a pastel portrait class I am taking. Understand they are a slightly harder than the Senneiler sets and a great basic use set.
Perfect pastels for me
from Petaluma, CA
These pastels are beautiful. Not too hard, not too soft and big, rich color. I use them for portraits, animal paintings and landscape. They provide control without sacrificing vibrant color. Good value at Blick too.
Exactly as show
from Big Sky, MT
Fast delivery, exactly the product I was looking for.
Rembrandt pastels are made from the purest pigments and mixed with the finest quality kaolin
clay binder. No pigments containing heavy metals, such as cadmium, lead, and cobalt, are used in
production which ensures that the pastels have no hard bits or sharp edges.
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