PanPastel Lesson Plan No.1 - Page 4
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
Each color is loaded with the finest
quality artists’ pigments for the most
concentrated colors possible. The colors
have excellent lightfastness and are fully
PanPastel & stencil on tissue paper
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.
(MIXED MEDIA KITS)
Plastic base keeps colors
separate & clean. Thread
together for compact storage.
Base labelled for easy color ID.
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Cleaner to use.
Use any eraser to easily
Great for mixed media including with:
4Acrylic Grounds 4Watercolors
4Encaustic 4 Polymer Clay 4 Markers
Compatible with all pastel fixatives & varnishes
The pan format changes
everything - enabling pastel
colors to be applied like paint.
92 Rich concentrated colors, last longer.
Professional quality & lightfast.
*Each pure color has a corresponding tint, shade & extra dark (as shown).
PanPastel is popular for drawing &
Each pure color
has a corresponding tint,
dark. (As shown
larger Sofft Sponges (Angle Slice or Big Oval).
Then use any eraser for subtractive drawing
Change line weight by
varying pressure on Sofft
Tools. Also manipulate
sponges & use edges for
different size marks.
PanPastel is a great way to render quick
sketches for color studies, underpaintings etc.
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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)
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
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.
Each palette tray includes
a cover for quick and easy
classroom set-up and
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
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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 http://www.panpastel.com/pats.html