Richeson Semi-hard Square Pastels has a superior lightfastness are perfect for under painting. The 3-5/8" x 1/4" flat edge sticks are great for shading and will sharpen to a point if desired. They offers crisp, hard edge without crumbling. Line carries 120 colours. Available in Sets of 12, 18, 36, 72 and 120.
You may purchase individual sticks or assorted colour sets. Each set is contained in an elegant black box, with each pastel individually cushioned in a foam insert.