Caran d’Ache extends its pastel range. Carefully selected by leading pastel artists, these PASTEL PENCILS assortments are intended for both beginners and experienced amateur or professional artists, for preliminary work and detailed finishing of a huge variety of subjects.
The Standard Assortment of 12 Colours is a selection of basic colours to introduce the techniques of dry pastel work, particularly the use of primary colours and shadows. It is suitable for sketching numerous subjects such as still-life compositions and landscapes.
DETAILS OF THE PENCIL
First quality cedar wood easily sharpened with a cutter
Rounded hexagonal body, matt colour cap matches the lead colour, clear varnish
Colour number indicated
DETAILS OF THE LEAD
Smooth to apply and generous for blurring, strong point
Large lead: diameter Ø 4.7 mm
Rich texture that adheres well to the support
Exceptional light-fastness (Standard Blue Wool Scale)
TECHNIQUES FOR USE
Water-soluble, ideal for backgrounds, transparency and subtle colour blends
Stable with fixative, high pigment concentration for generous blurring
Swiss Made, FSC, ASTM D-4236