Tag Archives: pastels

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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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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Rembrandt Soft Pastels – 90 Portrait

Look at that box. Gorgeous isn’t it? Sturdy, black, classy. Let’s look at it before I reveal its contents.         Rembrandt seem to be the go-to recommendation when first dipping your toes in the soft pastels world … Continue reading

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Pastel Organisation

Wow, if you are still with me and haven’t drifted off at the sight of the snappy title, I have been dedicating myself to the preparation of one of my resolutions. Getting to grips with pastels. I noticed that most … Continue reading

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Pan Pastels

This arrived this week: This box filled with these curious Sofft products. Can you guess what it is yet? Well, the title to this post kind of gives it away, so I’ll just show off:           … Continue reading

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Jackson’s Soft Pastels

Jackson’s Art Supplies also do their own range of art materials and quite often when I visit there I see their bargain box of 12 half-stick pastels at £1.00. So, I bought 2 of the small boxes for my boys … Continue reading

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