Clairefontaine Pastelmat Paper

Clairefontaine Pastelmat Paper

Clairefontaine Pastelmat Paper is a high quality pastel paper for artists. It is available in large 50 x 70cm single sheets or in pads of assorted colours and sizes. Clairefontaine Pastelmat is a 360gsm Pastel Card with a fine tooth. It can hold multiple layers of soft pastel making it a favourite amongst professional pastel artists.

What colours does Clairefontaine Pastelmat come in?

We sell single sheets of Pastelmat in a range of 8 popular lightfast colours: White, Light Grey, Maize, Buttercup, Sienna, Brown, Dark Grey & Anthracite Black. Or, Pastelmat Pads can be purchased which come in black, white and 3 assorted colours, each containing 12 sheets. Each page in the Clairefontaine Pastelmat Pads are interleaved with crystal paper to protect your drawings.

What can I use on Clairefontaine Pastelmat Card?

You can use soft pastels, charcoal and pastel pencils on Clairefontaine Pastelmat Paper. You can also use wet media such as acrylics and watercolour and mixed media techniques on Pastelmat.

The coarse surface of Pastelmat gives better adhesion, retaining the pastel pigment without the need for heavy fixing in between layers, while still allowing for fine detail to be achieved.

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