NEW! Mt. Vision Pastel Sets from the Italian Art Store. After three years researching traditional pigments and advances in synthetic color technology, the Mount Vision Pastel Company is proud to introduce a new line of high quality, handmade soft pastels. Heavily pigmented and using a combination of marble dust, chalk, and clay, all of the pastels have a wonderfully smooth and creamy feel. Each pastel is hand-rolled and allowed to air dry, creating a unique feel for each one. The Mount Vision Pastel Company brings out each color's best qualities while honoring their fundamental nature. As a small, artist-owned company, they guarantee each pastel is made by artists who use and understand the products themselves. These are thick and large pastel sticks, offering high value with top quality.