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Sennelier uses only the purest pigments, mixed with minimal amounts of natural binders, in an exclusive formula that yields lightfast, water-soluble pastels. There is just enough binder to hold the pigment together as the pastels are formed by hand, placed in special molds, and allowed to air dry. No fillers or clays are used.
Sennelier soft pastels are highly concentrated and so soft that a gentle stroke will deliver a solid, powerful line of brilliant color. Sticks are 2½" long × ½" in diameter (64 mm × 13 mm).
Gift Idea —Delight the artist in your life with a set of Sennelier Pastels. Sennelier Pastels are available in a variety of gift boxes, from the economical half stick sets to more complete and specialized sets. See Sennelier 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.
Warning — These products may contain Titanium Dioxide which is a chemical known to the state of California to cause cancer. Pending confirmation from the manufacturer, we are labeling these products with the Prop 65 icon. As we learn more, we’ll update this page.
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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Sennelier Pastels: Best Neutrals / Greys in a Landscape
By Gretchen O
from Goodyear, AZ
Comments about Sennelier Soft Pastel Sets:
When I need to create depth and add greys in the landscape, Senneliers Landscape set deliver. I have turned to them completely. You won't find many intense bright colors here, but the deep darks are wonderful. Mid-tones are perfect when you need to knock down an overly bright area. I love these. Only issue is having to unwrap them all before using. Wish the company would wrap only the bottom third or half.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from western MA
Wonderfully soft blendable pastels
By Texture Fanatic
from St. Louis, MO
I just started buying individual Sennelier pastels from Blick to replinish the ones used up from the sets that I had originally bought. Plus some that I thought might come in handy. I first had bought the landscape set. Wonderful selection.
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I do buy this product again and again
Very good product with good pigments.
Best I have ever used.
Worth ordering considering I cant buy this product locally.
So soft, so smooth!
from Western North Caroliina
These Sennelier pastels are so soft, so smooth, just pure pleasure to handle. And the colors in the landscape set are exactly what I was hoping for. Exquisite greens and earth tones. And they arrived two days earlier than promised!
I love the choice of colors, an incredible array, and the quality of the pastels. They are pricey but worth it/
Sennelier soft pastels
My art instructor went to her car and came back with a little white box containing 3 Sennelier soft pastels. I'd been struggling with a dusk sky with clouds and a setting sun because I lacked a few colors.The first touch had me sold. So soft, so beautiful, so smooth. The color is very rich, even a little broken off piece has become valuable. I recently purchased a large number of hand picked colors for skies and am in a little bit of heaven working with them.
Luscious Colors that keep you coming back
from Centralia WA
First time user, so I was looking for something with value that wouldn't fight my efforts. This brand was recommended by several artist friends so I took the plunge. Because they offered a color selection based on the type of subject that I like, it made it easier to pick out which set I would use the most. Colors are amazing! Feel of the product was very soft and buttery. All the reviews I read were right on target. A very good product.
Love these pastels!
By island hopper
This set (The Paris Collection) was recommended to me by my teacher in a pastel workshop. It offers many colors that were not available in my more limited introductory Sennelier set. The colors are wonderful--I was happy with the painting which I tried using these last weekend (I'm fairly new to pastels, but was pleased with the "romantic" effect I was able to achieve using these pastels.)
While Sennelier Soft Pastels were originally created for Edgar Degas, these beautiful100% pure pigment sticks are available for those who want brilliant color and velvety smooth lay-down.
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