Sofft is a range of contemporary tools, applicators and sponges that were specifically developed for use with PanPastels. They are also ideal tools to use with most water-based art materials for creating a variety of exciting new techniques and effects. Finished effects are different than brushes, as the brush stroke is eliminated. Developed by artists for artists, each Sofft Tool was created in the Colorfin laboratory and tested in refined in the Colorfin art studio.
Sofft Tools are versatile, inexpensive, easy to clean and can be re-used several times. Use with a variety of painting and drawing mediums for applying, painting, blending and manipulating color, including:
- PanPastel Colors
- Soft Pastel Sticks
Sofft Covers - These innovative Covers are sized specifically for use with Sofft Knives and Shapers. They transform Knives and Shapers into absorbent tools, capable of carrying and releasing color and material in a unique way. Sofft Covers are made from our specially formulated micropore sponge which is semi-absorbent.
Sofft Knives - When used with Sofft Covers, the traditional painting knife is transformed into a multi-use and absorbent applicator for art and craft techniques. These inexpensive tools function like a cross between a brush and a knife. Each knife has been ergonomically designed to fit in the hand for ease of use and for good control. Sofft Knives are made from a flexible, and durable plastic material. The handles are shaped like wooden handle knives for maximum comfort. Sofft Knives can also be used without Sofft Covers as traditional painting knives.
Sofft Shapers - These indispensable art and craft tools can be used for a variety of applications either with or without Sofft Covers. The flexible silicone tips, when used in conjunction with Sofft Covers, make Shapers a versatile and absorbent tool.
Sofft Art Sponges & Applicators - Made with our semi-absorbent micropore sponge material. Each sponge has a unique shape and size, designed specifically for artists and crafters.