Townsend Artists’ Soft Form Pastels

Diane Townsend’s palette of Soft Form pastels encompasses both classical artists’ colors and an exotic and vivid range of modern pigments and mixes based on observation of color in nature and in paintings ranging from the Renaissance to contemporary art.

Included are a specialty range of dark hues and off blacks; metallic, pearlescent and iridescent colors; and many grays and mauves mixed in such a way to give off a silvery light rather than being dull and flat.

All Soft Form pastels are formed by hand into pleasing one-of-a-kind sticks that contain no chalks or fillers. Each color is available in a range of hues that includes both light and dark shades.

Individual pastels measure 1¾" long × ½" wide × ½" thick (44 mm × 13 mm × 13 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.

Townsend is a trademark of Diane Townsend.

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Soft Form Pastels
Soft Form Pastels
Artists Choice, Set of 12
Dark, Set of 12
Dark, Set of 120
Exotic, Set of 48
Flesh, Set of 24
Full Line, Set of 408
Gray, Set of 12
Hot Colors, Set of 12
Intense, Set of 12
Landscape A, Set of 24
Landscape B, Set of 24
Light, Set of 120
Metallic, Set of 12
Near Black, Set of 12
Off White, Set of 12
Portrait A, Set of 24
Portrait B, Set of 24
Purple/Violet, Set of 12
Solid, Set of 120

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Open stock means being able to replace colors individually as you use them up, protecting the value and completeness of your sets.

Open stock means being able to pick and choose colors across different color lines to create the working palette you choose.

Open stock is a service that Dick Blick offers on the finest artist grade paints, pastels, markers, pencils, and more. Tell all your artist friends that Dick Blick has open stock.


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