Dry pastel

Drawing with dry pastels can be a difficult technique to master - so it's important to start with the best materials. There are lots of different soft tools for pan pastels, so you can avoid a whole lot of pigment dust, and dirty fingers. Panpastel is artist-quality pastel. Derwent pastel pencils are an easy way to draw with dry pastel, as you are not holding directly onto the dusty porous pastel, but the dry pastel is wrapped in wood. Check out the many options and find the dry pastel that suits your needs and skill level.