PITT artists pastel pencils, with their oil-free leads are used by artists not only as the perfect complement to pastel crayons for elaborating details, but also on their own. PITT pastel pencils have a compact lead containing the highest quality pigments, they are ideally suited for drawing lines and shading as well as blending. They are available in 60 colors that are color indexed to all other Faber-Castell lines. Color Swatches – Use for reference only. If exact color matching is desired please use actual samples of the materials.