South West Art


Conte Carres feed

Conte Carres Pastel Crayons are hard pastels that are used by many pastel artists because of the selection of pigments, the lightfastness, the exceptional brightness and the purity of colours provided by these pastels. Conte Pastels are ideal for laying down colour quickly and creating fine lines and sketching techniques. These pastels blend easily and can be overworked.

Conte Carres are available in individual colours and various sets. Conte Carres Pastels are suitable for all types of grained surfaces and compatible with other items in the range such as pastel pencils are charcoal.

Hints & Tips

Zest It and Oil Pastels

Add Zest It, low odour turpentine substitute, to oil pastels and discover a whole new painting medium.

Carry your water in your brush!

No need to take lots of equipment out with you - take an Aquash brush and your watercolour pencils and sketch on the move.