Artist's pastels by Faber-Castell, Heritage Arts, Prismacolor, Reeves, Sakura, Pentel. Soft art pastels are sticks of ground pigment mixed with chalk and gum or oil, then shaped into drawing sticks. Artist drawing pastels are usually not mixed on a palette like paints, but are mixed on the drawing paper by overlaying or blending. Pastel sets, oil pastels, soft pastels in many colors: black, white, gray and more. Quality, discount fine art pastels.