Colourful Chronicles

Delve into our vast collection of guest blogs, and read about the intriguing methods that artists apply, while using Unison Colour pastels.

Where is Unison Colour?

Nestled in the Tarset Valley near Greenhaugh. Greenhaugh is a small village that lies to the north-west of Bellingham. Greenhaugh itself is first recorded in

Stormed damaged Unison Pastels, actually holding up quite nicely!

Pastels Survive 2012 Superstorm Sandy

‘I just opened a box of your pastels that was immersed in sea water and roughed up by Hurricane Sandy. I’d given them up as lost but finally opened the box.’

Unison Colour Sponsored Prize Winner

Unison Colour sponsored one of the awards for the annual PSNH National Juried Show 2018. This show is organised by the Pastel Society of New Hampshire.

Unison Colour pastels, now available from Sir Gordon Bennett.

Sir Gordon Bennett

Sir Gordon Bennett is a destination where everything that has been designed & manufactured has been done so in Great Britain.

RS Weinblatt's work, featured in Chinese Gallery.

Congratulations to RS Weinblatt!

Congratulations to RS Weinblatt who is currently exhibiting in Tiyuan, China alongside none other than Andy Warhol! Rob is showing original paintings as well as silk screened silk scarves with his art featured on them.

An open box of the Michelle Lucking Beach Set, pastels.

Happy Birthday Michelle Lucking Beach Set

It is 2 years since we launched the Michelle Lucking Beach Set & to celebrate this we would like to offer you the opportunity to purchase this beautiful set at a discounted price for a limited time only!

Best Paper to use with Soft Pastels?

We are often asked which paper is the best to use for our soft pastels. I asked 3 of our Associate Artists for their opinion.

Cath Inglis at Ilkley Art Show.

Ilkley Art Show 2018

I had been delighted to have been asked to demonstrate & promote my very favourite pastels UNISON (what else!) I have been using these since I first discovered them in the Skipton Art Shop in approx 1988, my goodness showing my age now.

Daily Painting by RS Weinblatt

All of us as artists have busy lives! As it goes, some of the things we are obliged to have nothing to do with art! For me, as an artist and committed pastelist, I still, on a daily basis, strive to find that everyday time to paint, regardless of how little time I have.

La Grande Maslerie: Perfect your Pastels, Day 1

Our first plein air day here at La Grande Maslerie, Roullours, Normandy, France. It was a wonderful morning with glorious sunshine so we headed to a nearby pond with water lilies au Monet!

Zaria Forman exhibits at the Children’s Museum of Arts

On a recent trip to New York City I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Private View of “Scale: Possibilities of Perspective” at the Children’s Museum of the Arts; where one of my favourite pastellists, Zaria Forman is exhibiting two of her beautiful paintings.

Lucy Pittaway Named The ‘UK’s Most Popular Selling Published Artist’

Yorkshire artist Lucy Pittaway has been named the UK’s ‘Most Popular Selling Published Artist’ 2018 by the Fine Art Trade Guild at their annual awards in London, reflecting not only the number of pieces of artwork sold, but additionally chosen against the popularity and following of the artwork.

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