• An Easy Way to Reuse Pastel Paper

    13 days ago - By Kem Studios

    'Making Friends' 12x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $165
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    I wanted some paper with texture. My subject was a wild and wooly Icelandic sheep. A textured surface would be perfect to help me capture the feeling of his shaggy coat. I didn't have any textured surfaces ready so I decided I would make my own. I decided to repurpose an old unfinished painting from my pile of discards. It was a piece of sanded paper mounted on foam board. It was the perfect candidate for recycling.
    I brushed off the old painting with a stiff brush getting off as much pastel as...
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