Create your next masterpiece with Art to Art’s range of pastels. Choose from a wide variety of pastel products, including soft pastels, hard pastels and oil pastels – available in sets and individually. Shop from popular brands like Art Spectrum, Faber Castell, Mont Marte, Caran d'Ache and more. You can also buy now, pay later with Afterpay and get free shipping when you spend over $100.
Perfect for both beginners and professional artists, pastels are a versatile art medium that can be used to create a range of unique effects.
Types of pastels
Oil: these have a smooth and buttery texture and are excellent for colour blending. They can also be used on a variety of toned and textured surfaces.
Soft: made with more powdered pigment, these can be used to create brilliant, intense and richly coloured artworks.
Hard: use these for fine details, crisp lines and for creating blended effects.
Pencils: ideal for a wide range of drawing techniques, these pencils offer more detailed control and can easily be smudged.
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What are pastels used for?
Pastels can be used for anything, your only limit is your imagination! Use them to create landscapes, portraits, abstract art and more.
What are pastels made from?
Pastel colour sticks are made from powdered pigment and a binder. The exact composition of the sticks also depends on how much pigment and binder is used. For example, hard pastels have more binder and less pigment, whereas soft pastels have more pigment and less binder.