Category Archives: Pastels

Cretacolor Hard Pastels

  Another welcome birthday gift  – a box of 72 Cretacolor Hard Pastels. Well-presented in a sturdy cardboard box and the pastel information below each pastel. A great range of colours and the dense laydown of pastel without the dust … Continue reading

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Koh-I-Noor Giaconda Pastel Pencils

                I love Koh-I-Noor for their high-quality art materials at low prices. For £30 you get 48 pastel pencils in this Giaconda set and you really cannot get better than that. If you … Continue reading

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Koh-I-Noor Toison D’Or Pastels

      We have known for a long time that Koh-I-Noor are the best art suppliers when it comes to money versus quality. For little money you get great, reliable quality – quality that some of the best art … Continue reading

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Unison Soft Pastels

                It was my 40th birthday recently. I can say that now, after the event, and in some ways I am kind of proud of turning 40. It was a very different story … Continue reading

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Faber-Castell Polychromos Pastels

We all know how much we love Faber-Castell’s Polychromo coloured pencils, so I couldn’t resist getting a box of their Polychromo Pastels. I envisioned a real workhorse of a pastel block, bright and dense colour and pigment, unbreakable and fun. … Continue reading

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London Art College Pastels Diploma

I think I mentioned a while ago that I had signed up for the London Art College‘s Pastel Diploma. I really want to draw and mess around with pastels but need to learn how to use them properly so I … Continue reading

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Conte a Paris Pastel Pencils

        I picked these up this week, well, I wish I had picked them up rather than ordered them online because, and this is probably reflected in the price, they come with very little protection for the … Continue reading

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