The PanPastel Color range offers a selection of pre-mixed colors as tints, shades & extra darks, (shown
below). Uniquely, for pastel color, they can also be mixed like paint for a complete painting palette.
Colors can be mixed on the pan surface
or on the working surface (paper)
Tint = Pure Color + White
Mix colors like paint to create Multiple loading - try double
or triple loading Sofft Tools for
Note: Traditional color mixing mixing.
rules apply. Do not overblend to
Shade = Pure Color + Black
Easy to control. Achieve a variety
of marks & layers - from transparent to intense.
Ex. Dark 340.1
Ex. Dark = Pure Color + More Black
Layering - applying thinner
layers & glazing layers allows
colors underneath to show
Colors can also be applied in
heavier layers on textured papers
for more opaque effects.
Many layers can be built up without
flooding the paper’s “tooth”.
Shows PanPastel Phthalo Blue (560)
(L to R) Extra Dark, Shade, Pure & Tint.
How To Clean Pan Surfaces:
If a pan’s surface becomes contaminated
with another color, “clean” pan by gently
wiping away the contamination with a clean
Sofft sponge or paper towel. (See page 7 for
cleaning Sofft Tools between colors).