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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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Just what I ordered
from Soap Lake, WA
Comments about Rembrandt Soft Pastels:
I have used Rembrandt pastels for many years producing intricate drawings which I have sold.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Asheville, NC
Excellent color range, solid value. Somewhere between soft and hard,reliable consistency.
These pastels are so rich in color and extremely soft. I sometimes use the pan pastel tools, rather than handle them like sticks. But they are small and somewhat pricey.
Rembrandt Soft Pastel Set
from Tipp City, OH
Comments about Rembrandt Soft Pastel Sets:
I've worked with pastels for less than a year, but this set was recommended by my instructor and other students and I really like them. They are so much better than either of the other sets I had been using.
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from north of chicago
i use these scraped with a razor blade to a fine powder over strip wood to color the wood. i set the powder with rubbing alcohol. it really works great!
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walls colored with rembrandt soft pastel powder
A good collection of hues
from Houston, TX
I'm new to pastels and came to the realization that having the right hues to choose from is much more important than in another mediums, like acrylics, where mixing and blending are much easier to accomplish. I like the Rembrandt set; because, it had a wide array of hues and with the Blick discounts a reasonable price. The only thing that I'm not crazy about is the cylindrical sticks. Since I'm new to the game, I suspect that it only takes a little time to get used to the form.
Fabulous pastels that I would buy again!
from Atlanta, Ga
Beautiful colors and great coverage.
Love these pastels
from Midcoast Maine
These work so well. I use them for all of the finishing touches. Covers over the underpinning without issues.
Perfect for even beginners
By Gretty Beginner
from Silverdale, Wa
Good variety of colors. Some pastels broke in shipment. Blends well.
Rembrandt soft pastels
from Duluth MN
I love the shape of the round pastels and the colors are just what I needed
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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