PanPastel Lesson Plan No.1 - Page 4

® Resources Unique Pan Format PanPastel Colors are professional artists’ quality soft pastel colors in a unique pan format (cake-like). The special qualities of PanPastel Colors mean that artists can blend and apply pastel (dry) color like paint for the first time. They are made using a unique manufacturing process resulting in rich, ultra soft and super-blendable colors. Each color is loaded with the finest quality artists’ pigments for the most concentrated colors possible. The colors have excellent lightfastness and are fully erasable. Donna Downey PanPastel & stencil on tissue paper Mixable Instant Color Mix colors like paint. A great way to introduce color using a dry medium. No preparation or drying time required - no solvents or water needed. Mixed Media Friendly PanPastel colors are an excellent way to introduce color using a dry medium for drawing and painting techniques. Use with other artist’s media & most surfaces. Functional Packaging Mixed Media ONLINE WORKSHOP VIDEOS (MIXED MEDIA KITS) Plastic base keeps colors separate & clean. Thread together for compact storage. Base labelled for easy color ID. SCAN FOR ALL DEMO. VIDEOS: Low Dust Cleaner to use. Less waste. Erasable Use any eraser to easily change/correct. Very forgiving. Great for mixed media including with: 4 Pencils 4Pastel Sticks 4Inks 4Acrylics 4Acrylic Grounds 4Watercolors 4Encaustic 4 Polymer Clay 4 Markers Compatible with all pastel fixatives & varnishes Drawing 4-5 Times* More Coverage Than Sticks! The pan format changes everything - enabling pastel colors to be applied like paint. Highly Pigmented 92 Rich concentrated colors, last longer. Professional quality & lightfast. Conforms to ASTM D-4236 *Each pure color has a corresponding tint, shade & extra dark (as shown). PanPastel is popular for drawing & sketching techniques. SUBTRACTIVE TECHNIQUE: Each pure color has a corresponding tint, Tone paper using PanPastel and one of the shade & extra dark. (As shown above). larger Sofft Sponges (Angle Slice or Big Oval). Then use any eraser for subtractive drawing techniques. TIP Change line weight by varying pressure on Sofft Tools. Also manipulate sponges & use edges for different size marks. QUICK SKETCHES PanPastel is a great way to render quick sketches for color studies, underpaintings etc. Sharlena Wood - “Drawing Wild Animals” Class Image Transfer Easily transfer a drawing or image using PanPastel. A quick and easy alternative to using transfer paper. Print image onto lightweight paper. (E.g. photocopy paper). On reverse side of image - cover with a PanPastel earth color. Shown Red Iron Oxide Shade (380.3) Classroom Tips: 4Demonstrate how to lift color - by swiping pan surface with sponge 1-2 times. Show students that they should not dig or use pressure when lifting color as that creates unnecessary dust. 4Mix colors like paint either on working surface or pan surface Note: traditional color mixing rules apply, e.g. don’t overblend to avoid “mud”. 4 Clean Sofft Tools between colors by wiping gently on a dry paper (kitchen) towel. 4 Clean pan surfaces by gently wiping away any color contamination with a clean Sofft sponge or paper towel. 4 Color layers can be isolated with workable (spray) fixative. 4 Experiment with different surfaces - on smoother surfaces the color lays down in more transparent layers. On textured surfaces the color is more intense as the tooth “grabs” more color. PALETTE TRAYS Each palette tray includes a cover for quick and easy classroom set-up and storage. Place image, right side up, on top of desired transfer surface. Using a blunt tipped instrument, trace carefully along outline of printed image. Lift paper. Image is now transferred to desired surface. Questions? Email us: info@panpastel.comm Colorfin LLC, Kutztown, PA 19530, USA © Colorfin LLC. All rights reserved. 4 Pale tte T (Em ray for 2 pty R ef. 3 0 Colors 5020 ) Place colors in palette trays for each table. Students can share the colors using individual Sofft Tools to apply the colors. Patented. For details see