In this video you will learn the key differences and determining factors of the pastel types available.
You will learn:
- The 3 main types of pastels
- The characteristics of each
- Which is the best for beginners
- Why it is important to play with each first
- And how they can get you out of a rut
Links & Resources
You can purchase all of these from Blick Art Materials. Use my link below to save on your next order.
http://www.sennelier.fr/ – (525 tones/colors) Medium soft pastel, provides the widest range of tones(great if you don’t want to blend for intermediate areas)
(400 tones/colors) Buttery texture that glides on the paper,great darks(I have a few of these in my set)
(203 tones/colors) Medium soft pastel, great for line work and are great for students and professionals(This was my first set of pastels)
(190 color/tones) Soft pastel with creamy texture has a few colors you may not find in other brands. Good for controlled precise pastel drawing
Winsor & Newton –
( 200 colors/tones) Soft pastel with creamy texture
Conté a Paris –
( 48 colors/tones) That is the highest amount of tones I could find. Comes in a great travel size box and slightly on the harder side.
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