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  • Self portrait... HELP... critique my work please:)

    Hey I am working on a series of self portraits and this is my first painting in Pastel. I would love to get some honest critique about this painting cause it feels like there is something missing ... but I cant really figure out what.
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by Nivvi on 4 Sep 2013
  • Re: Pastel Dust

    Well, it is a nice picture. There will be always dust. I use the hoover all the time and wile I am drawing I suck everything. It is difficult but you can get use to it.
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by ivo55 on 1 Dec 2012
  • 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: pastel pencils

    I use derwent pastels pencils, they are useful for detailed work, you can keep your hands clean. You need a special sharpener as they are difficult to sharpen. I use them in combination with other pastels (derwent, contè, rembrandt) I've just finished this
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by pagnes on 10 Oct 2011
  • Re: Finishing chalk pastel pieces

    I've been using pastels for quite a few years now and the only thing I find fixatives good for is when a mistake is made, and the paper is in danger of being overworked, I take off as much pastel as I can and use fixative on the paper so that pastel will be able to adhere to it. some people might...
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by DianeC14 on 21 May 2011
  • Re: The Ballerinas Before Rehearsal

    i'm sorry, i have a lot going on in rl around here so it takes me a while to get back to the forums sometimes. I usually like to use a pastel pencil for sketching out a painting--sketching was how i first started out in art as a young child and i find it easier to use a pencil then a hard pastel...
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by DianeC14 on 7 Jan 2011