Beginners Soft Pastel Tips from Rebecca de Mendonça. If you’re new to soft pastels or have always wanted to try, this free PDF guide will help you Get Started.
This colourful guide covers all the basics, including what surface to work on, how to set up your workspace and how to clean and look after your pastels.
Rebecca then shows you how versatile soft pastels can be, helping you to master various techniques like Smudging, Hatching and Twisting.
with Pastel Paintings of Northumberland, from Associate Artists…
Working on this image for so many hours made me realise what an amazing master Renoir was.
At The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre, Northumberland National Park with Unison Colour Ltd. On 8th December the ‘Inspired by Our Land’ Exhibition opens at
I had been dreaming of this set since I first tried a Unison pastel, 4 years ago.
It is so easy to get into the habit of painting from 2D reference particularly when the weather isn’t good and forget that looking at the world in 3D is essential.
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