Hi friends! I worked with pastels in my sketchbook today!
After looking at this painting I realized that it would work well with oil pastels too. You would build up more layers by coloring over the previous ones to blend rather than using your fingers but the overall steps would be the same. If you are new to oil pastels maybe just do the grapes and leave the background out. For my demonstration I used soft pastels (the chalky feeling kind) and pastel pencils. Watch the video to see the process, it took about 40 minutes but honestly if I fussed less it would have been quicker. 🙂
- Toned Tan Mixed media paper or sketchbook
- Pastel Pencils
- Student grade Pastels
- You can use extra soft pastels for highlights but they are quite expensive as they are professional grade. I do not recommend these for children.
- Reference photo
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Thanks for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!