Prismacolor NuPastel Hard Pastels are stronger than traditional soft pastels create less breakage and easier clean up. NuPastels have a rich and creamy texture that blends and shades easily.
NuPastels are tougher than traditional soft pastels, but maintain the same rich, creamy pigments needed for superior blending and shading. Artists of all expertise levels can benefit from these pastels, especially those interested in illustration or tightly rendered drawings.
Because they can be used wet or dry, it's like a two-for-one deal, Try mixing them with water or odorless mineral spirits to create cool effects.
Each NuPastel stick measures 3-5/8" long x 1/4" square.
Set of 48 - This pastel set contains 48 assorted colors including one each of Black, Buff, Bottle Green, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Cadmium Yellow Deep, Carmine, Carmine Madder, Carnival Red, Chrome Yellow, Crimson Red, Cocoa Brown, Deep Blue, Emerald Green, Hooker's Green, Hyacinth Violet, Indian Red, Indigo Blue, Iron Blue, Ivory, Lemon Yellow, Light Blue, Light Naples Yellow, Light Ochre, Light Sap Green, Madder Pink, Maroon, Olive Green, Orange, Pale Vermilion, Peacock Blue, Pistachio Green, Raw Sienna, Red Violet, Rose Pink, Salmon Pink, Sandlewood, Sanguine, Sap Green, Sepia, Ultramarine Blue, Van Dyke Brown, Veronese Green, Viridian Green, Violet, Warm Gray Light, Warm Gray Medium and White.