• What Can you do with a Pearlescent Pastel?

    29 days ago - By Kem Studios

    Someone recently asked me this question. The pearlescent and iridescent pastels are so tempting but how can you use them in your paintings? Here is a post from the archives!
    I didn't expect it. But in the end I loved it. That little piece of green pastel that somehow sneaks into my palette every once in awhile. It is a deceiving little guy. At a quick glance it looks like a nice mid value warm green. It is perfect for foliage. As soon as it is applied to paper it's true nature is revealed.
    It shimmers! It is a like a gem. It is a pearlescent pastel and it makes me smile!
    a tiny piece of...
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