“With a Sofft sponge loaded with color I am able to make a swathe on the paper surface which can stand alone or become a layer to hold pencil or stick. The area can be fresh and alive with just the PanPastel alone. More layering is possible if desired." - Sydney McGinley (Master Pastelist)
Knives & Covers
Sofft Knives, when used with Sofft Covers, transform a painting knife into a multi-use and absorbent applicator for many techniques.
Selection of shapes and sizes for a wide variety of marks and techniques.
Perfect for smaller marks and details.
All Sofft Tools are made from our specially formulated micropore sponge.
What is special about our Micropore Sponge?
Our specially formulated micropore sponge holds and releases just the right amount of color.
- Reusable - durable enough to work with the highly pigmented colors.
- Easy to clean - wipe on a paper towel between colors. Washable.
- Non-Abrasive - for a smooth uniform finish.
- Versatile - use with PanPastel and any water-based medium.
(With inks, acrylics etc. there is no brush stroke. Great for glazes.)