• Have You Tried this Pastel Trick?

    2 monthes ago - By Kem Studios

    'Early Snow' 6x8 pastel ©Karen Margulis available on Etsy $125 Did you know that you can make just about any kind of paper into a surface that will accept pastel? Most pastelists prefer a paper or support with tooth so sanded pastel papers are very popular. But you can add to the grittiness or add grit to a paper or support by brushing on some clear gesso. The clear gesso has just enough grittiness to make a sanded surface! And it is inexpensive!
    So you have tried the clear gesso trick. But you may be less than satisfied with your results. Perhaps the texture isn't as obvious as you want...
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