Frustrated with the lack of color options available and few choices for very soft pastels, Terry Ludwig began experimenting with formulas for making his own pastels in 1995. His goal was to create a vast array of color in pastels that were uniformly soft across all densities of hue.
The results were more than 500 intense colors, some of which are unavailable elsewhere, in a unique square pastel.
Each pastel is crafted with a broad range of pigments by hand with minimal natural binders. This renders a highly concentrated, velvety pastels. The square shape delivers thick, broad strokes or thin, precise lines where necessary.-ﾠIndividual pastels measure approximately 1-1/2" x 1/2" x 1/2". Because each pastel is handcrafted, the size and shape may vary slightly.
True Lights, Set of 30 - If you thought Terry Ludwig was all about the darks, come see the light! These soft super-light pastels don't chip or crumble, but are as creamy as any other color in the line. The set of 30 soft pastels includes 15 colors, two truly light values of each. Experience truly light values of the following colors: Warm Red, Cool Red, Warm Yellow + Warm Red, Yellow Ochre, Warm Yellow, Green + Yellow Ochre, Green + Turquoise, Turquoise, Ultramarine Blue, Cobalt, Warm Red + Cobalt, Violet, Raw Umber, Ultramarine Blue + Terra Rosa + Yellow Ochre and Black. When she first saw the set, Maggie Price said "WOW! I was blinded by the lights, now all I can see are clouds, waterfalls, crashing waves, snowbanks... "