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  • Free Video : Painting Instructional – Johannes Vloothuis

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    This is the recording of a recent WetCanvas Live! painting demonstration by Johannes Vloothuis. Johannes shares lots of great tips for using PanPastel. During the live demo. artists were asking Johannes questions, so you will hear him responding to some of those questions. For more information on Johannes visit his website: http://improvemypaintings.com
  • Tints, Shades & Extra Darks…

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    The PanPastel Color range includes tints, shades, extra darks and pure colors. Sometimes we are asked what's the difference between tints, shades and extra darks. So here is a brief explanation: PURE COLORS PanPastel pure colors (masstone) refer to colors with pure pigment which have not been mixed with black or white. 220 =Color No. 220.5 = Pure Color (masstone) TINTS Tints are the pure [...]
  • PanPastel & Monotypes – Dawn Emerson

    Dawn Emerson Metamorphosis - PanPastel / Monotype
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    Dawn Emerson uses PanPastel on these beautiful monotypes. Dawn explains: “Monotypes are called the “painterly print.”  They are done by painting or rolling printer’s ink onto a surface, then adding or subtracting to the image with various tools, and then running it through a press to transfer the image onto paper. The result is a one of a kind, hand-pulled print […]
  • Video Class: PanPastel, Encaustic & Stencil – Linda Robertson

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    Linda Robertson is the artist that initially got me excited about the possibilities of using PanPastel with encaustic paints. I saw her incorporating PanPastel with encaustic paints at a demonstration shortly after we had launched our products. Since then I have dabbled in encaustics in my own studio, still always incorporating PanPastel (I can’t help it!). Linda’s book “Embracing Encaustic” was  a great guide […]
  • New Pearlescent Mediums

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    Introducing 4 new Pearlescent Mediums… PanPastel Pearlescent mediums add a lustrous pearlescent sheen / shimmer which changes depending on the angle it is viewed from, also creating dimension. They are mica based. The mediums can be mixed with PanPastel Colors for custom pearlescent colors or used on their own for mixed media. They have all the characteristics of PanPastel Colors, […]
  • New Colorless Blender

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    Introducing…the first Colorless Blender for soft pastels…. The PanPastel Colorless Blender is a medium that can be used for a variety of new effects including increasing transparency and enhancing color “flow”. It also has all the characteristics of PanPastel Colors i.e. mixable, erasable, low dust, lightfast and professional artist’s quality. Ref. 20010 BLENDING One of the most important and unique […]