Caran d'Ache Pastel Individual open stock Artist colour pastel pencils - PaperStory are a UK Caran d'Ache UK authorised retailer. Caran d'Ache have worked with master pastelists to develop this range of artists' Pastel Pencils. These extra fine, dry pastel pencils are of an extremely high quality. They are made with ultra-fine, artists' pigments and have exceptional lightfastness. All our pencils are posted in a box, for protection.
There are 84 colours available in the range, giving the artist the widest palette of shades to work with. Colours are rich and vibrant and will give excellent coverage.
The large 4.7mm lead pencil with a strong point, has a hexagonal rounded shape reducing the risk of rolling, and sets as a reminder not to use in your pencil sharpener. Best sharpened with a knife then finished with sandpaper. Made from the highest quality cedar wood.
The colours have a rich texture that adheres well to most surfaces. Creamy to apply and shades easily. Will sharpen to a strong point so that fine detail drawing can also be achieved.
Powdery texture, generous shading
84 vibrant colour options
Purity of shades, with high concentration of ultra fine pigments
Pastels adhere best to a grainy textured surface. Canson Mi Teintes, Tiziano and Hahnemühle Pastel papers are all suitable and available within the PaperStory store.