This pastel start set is a wonderful way to start using this beautiful medium. It's a high quality art supply perfect for art students and professional artists. It's great for the classroom or the budding artist at home. PanPastels are a revolutionary new medium for artists. They are inter-mixable and artists working in pastel can achieve a more painterly effect than ever before, including techniques for blocking in large areas of color in seconds as well as applying ultra-thin glazing layers. All of the PanPastel professional-quality colors are highly pigmented and lightfast. The special formulation of PanPastel colors delivers an amazingly soft pastel with virtually no dust, and the clever packaging allows them to be stacked together for easy storage or travel for plein air painters. The Tints Starter Set includes colors 220.8 hansa yellow tint, 640.8 permanent green tint, 520.8 ultramarine blue tint, 470.8 viole tint, and 340.8 permanent red tint. Includes a sampling of Soft Tools, a line of tools and sponge applicators made specifically for Pan Pastels.