GREAT AMERICAN PASTELS
Size: Full Stick: 1/2" x 2 1/4"
Half-Stick: 1/2" x 1 1/8"
Established in 1995, Great American Artworks has created a superb, American made pastel that is square, buttery soft, and resists crumbling. With a high concentration of professional grade pigments, this 550 color line of pastels is the contemporary answer for those who wish to venture beyond the old world pastel lines. Browse through the color chart and let the color names carry your imagination from the red sap of Africa (Dragon's Blood) to the green glazes of Ancient China (Celadon). The Bride of Monty 39 color set was added in 2015 to expand the line with exciting new colors including the deep purple color Plum.
Great American has an expansive palette of colors with the best value ranges available starting with a pure color and having either 5 or 6 tints for each color. Color Numbering System: 3-digit color number followed by a decimal and a single digit (.0 = pure color and .6 = lightest tint). For example 105.0 = Burnt Sienna pure color and 105.6 = Burnt Sienna lightest tint.
There is also an extensive range of metallic and pearlescent colors.
Great American produces two half-stick assortments as an economical way to try out the line. The 60 color Outdoor and 60 color On the Terrace assortments are cumulative (no duplicated colors) and make excellent, compact plein air sets.
Full Set: To get all 546 colors, purchase the 468 Full Monty, 39 Son of Monty and the 39 Bride of Monty.
PRODUCT CODE: GAS
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