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    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

     

    LEGAL STANDARDS

    Swiss Made, FSC™, ASTM D-4236

     

    PRODUCT REFERENCE

    Ref. 788.312

      Download the PDF  Colour_Chart_Pastel_Pencil

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    Our colour and writing products are manufactured in our workshops in Geneva since 1915.

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