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Vic Bearcroft Pastel Velour Pad - Regular Sandy and Light Grey (250mm x 350mm)

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Discover the freedom and delicacy of pastel with Vic's extended Pastel Velour Pad range!

Each pad features 10 sheets of 260gsm (120lbs) velour pastel paper and is ideal for pastel artists of all levels. The fine hairs of the velour surface provide a deep tooth, meaning it can take layer after layer of pastel without muddying. The delicate softness of the surface also means colour can be applied evenly with the pressure of application altering the opacity of colour that is created.

Developed in collaboration with the renowned pastel artist, this pad represents the true choice of the professionals. Though Vic enjoys velour for the many fur textures it allows him to create, his velour pads are ideal for any subject of work, including landscape and portraiture.

As versatile as they are eye-catching, the pads come in two colour ranges - sandy and light grey, and black and dark grey, and also two sizes, regular measuring 250mm x 350mm and large at 350mm x 500mm.
  1. A treat Review by Danielle French

    I've dithered about ordering this as I thought painting on velour paper was an extravagance but well worth the money (Posted on 10/04/2013)

  2. An Interesting surface,not that easy to use, but after a bit of practice,it is easier. Review by Debbie Allerton

    Very difficult to remove mistakes,so I found the best thing was to trace your image onto tracing paper,soft pastel on the back of your drawing,then transfer your image ( in my case two sheep). Also pastel pencils do not work as well as soft pastel.On the positive side, it gives a lovely fur effect,or wooly sheep effect! You must keep your fine features fairly large,as getting a small and sharp feature is a bit difficult.

    I have done many animal commissions over the years, always on Canson Mi teintes or Murano,but I will definitely persevere with the velour. (Posted on 10/04/2013)

  3. Vic Bearcroft Pastel Paper Brilliant for capturing animal paintings Review by Colin D Swains

    I don't think one can better the effects that are achievable when producing animal pastel paintings with anything but this product, highly recommend. (Posted on 08/04/2013)

  4. Great, but maybe include some black Review by Rose Woodland

    I am a pencil artist who has recently tried pastels for the first time. This paper was a new experience and I loved it, it makes soft blending of colours so easy. I love Vic\'s work, and would have liked a couple of black sheets to try out his other examples.


    We have heard you and a new black version of the pad will be available shortly in regular (VBBP) and large (VBBPL) (Posted on 08/04/2013)

  5. Haven\'t used yet but looks impressive Review by Rosalind Landreth

    It is just such a good quality paper and am always pleased with the results of a pastel picture. (Posted on 22/03/2013)

  6. G.Edmopnston Review by Glyn Edmonston

    Perfect every time. (Posted on 25/02/2013)

  7. Quality Velour Pad Review by B Hester

    Suits all levels of pastel artist in particular. Ten sheets in pad , 5 in a light grey and 5 sandy, colours suited to most settings. Actually a bargain at the price. (Posted on 19/02/2013)

  8. Velour Review by Sylvia Hedges

    Velour pastel paper is a joy to work with, I can achieve great fur effects on animals and would recommend it to other pastel artists. (Posted on 19/02/2013)

  9. Lovely Review by Christine Towers

    Took a little getting used to, but holds the colour well and gives a lovely overall effect (Posted on 19/10/2012)

  10. Velour paper. Review by Diane Moore

    Have used it a lot before and enjoy using it. Cannot find anything to beat it. Shall caring on using it. (Posted on 05/10/2012)

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Vic Bearcroft Pastel Velour Pad - Regular Sandy and Light Grey (250mm x 350mm)

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