This PanPastel shades colors are genuine artists quality pastels uniquely packed in a pan format. They were developed so that artists can easily lift, apply and control pastel color just like true painting. The pan format holds the color like paint for easy application. PanPastel is loaded with the highest quality artists pigments and have a rich, ultra-soft, low-dust formulation. All of the professional-quality colors have excellent light fastness, are fully erasable and compatible with traditional pastel sticks, surfaces, conventional fixatives and other artists' colors. This set includes 2 soft knives, 10 soft covers, 3 soft mini applicators, soft sponge bar, big oval sponge, storage jars, instructions. Conforms to ASTM D4236. Shades set contents 20 colors of 9-msl PanPastel black, hansa yellow shade, diarylide yellow shade, yellow ochre shade, orange shade, permanent red shade, red iron oxide shade, magenta shade, violet shade, ultramarine blue shade, phthalo blue shade, turquoise shade, phthalo green shade, permanent green shade, chrom oxide green shade, bright yellow green shade, burnt sienna shade, raw umber shade, neutral grey shade, paynes grey colors.