Faber-Castell's PITT artists' pastel pencils with their oil-free pastel leads are used by artists not only as the perfect complement to pastel crayons for elaborating fine details but also on their own. Many artists who enjoy pastel techniques and their versatility bot not the dirty hands and coloured dust that accompany them have opted to use special pencils. PITT pastel pencils have a very compact lead which is economical to use. The lead contains a high level of pigment making the pencils ideally suited both to drawing lines and shading as well as blending and merging into delicate colour transitions. The colour selection in this range places a particular emphasis on the muted shades and earth tones that are especially important for pastel drawing. Faber-Castell Pitt Pastel pencils with oil-free leads Dust free Compact, economical lead High level of pigment makes lead suitable for lines and shading Colour selection has particular emphasis on muted shades and earth tones This product packaging was re-designed in 2017. You may randomly receive the old or the new packaging depending on inventory of the seller. Colours may vary from old design to new.