Project two: Pastel

Whenever you’re ready, we can start our second portrait! On this page you will find an overview of resources such as the PDF with reference photos, supplies and drawing guides. You’ll also see the topics in this lessons, so you can easily navigate to the videos. Have fun! Supplies in this project Paper House-brand watercolour paper, […]

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Preliminary work

This is our first project with colour, so in preparing for our portrait, I’d like to focus on choosing and working with the right colours for you. Download the PDF for this week I’d like to show you how to do a quick sketch, with the purpose of choosing colours for a project. I don’t

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About pastel

There are quite a few varieties of pastel and on this page I will show you a few. In the video you can see their application, blending and behaviour with water. Create some swatches of your own if you’re new to this medium! Pastel pencils & hard pastel Pencils are easy to use and control.

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Welcome to pastel

Smooth blending, intricate textures and every colour imaginable to work with; I can’t ever leave an art supply store without buying (just a few!) extra colours to add to my collection. Pastel comes in many shapes and consistencies. There are hard and soft pastels. Pencils, sticks and pans with compressed pastel. There are also oil

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