Our classic Starter 18 set, specially selected by John Hersey as a perfect starter pastel set. Unison Colour Soft pastels allow for ease of use with a highly blendable texture. Our soft pastels have a smooth buttery texture and are water soluble. These intensely pigmented pastels have superior lightfastness. These are high quality artist pastels that are handmade in the UK using traditional pigments. They are presented in our attractive and practical dark blue box.