Pan Pastels are professional artist quality soft pastels packed in a unique pan format (cake-like). Their special qualities mean that artists can blend and apply pastel (dry) colour like paint for the first time. Pan Pastels are made using a unique manufacturing process requiring minimal binder and fillers, resulting in rich, ultra soft and super-blendable colours. for painting, drawing and mixed media. Each colour is loaded with the finest quality pigments for the most concentrated colours possible.