Sketchbook Sunday: Grapes in Pastel!

Hi friends! I worked with pastels in my sketchbook today!

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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. 🙂

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Thanks for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!

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3 Responses

  1. Awesome. I have some and want to work more with them. Oh I see you still do videos just not live. I do like your videos.

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  2. Wow I think I should try using mine tonight.

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  3. Ok do I tried and you make it look so easy. Maybe it’s my Crayola oil pastels. I find it hard to believe color with my finger.

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