TAGS: Soft Pastel + tips

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  • sanded pastel paper

    My instructor has recommended preparing a sanded surface myself when I complained of the difficulty of finding sanded pastel papers, but he is primarily an oil painter, and offered no instructions. What paper/board, what substance should I use to get the sanded texture?
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by njMargaret on 24 Feb 2013
  • Re: pastels...do you have a q?

    Helllloooooo!!! This is my first time at artistdaily.com and I love the page. I have some questions about pastels. I never used this media and, before I get a pastels box, I'd like to know: 1) What´s your opinion about fixing a pastel painting? I searched all over the web and I found many different...
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by Lore9018 on 10 Aug 2012
  • Re: Where are all the pastel painters?

    Hi Jeannette, I hope you'll forgive me for jumping in. Here is my humble opinion on the subject .... I had the best luck with Rembrandt brand soft pastels for my first ones. I recommend getting more than 12, as many as you can afford, a set of 90 half sticks- general selection (not portrait or landscape...
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by kmsmithabraham on 29 Jan 2010