• How to Use a Chipped Pastel

    9 days ago - By Kem Studios

    'Purple Haze' 36x24 pastel ©Karen Margulis sold My favorite purple pastel had a chip. It was just a little nick on one of the edges. But when I made a broad sweeping mark I ended up with a linear mark in the middle of my swoosh of color. Normally this would be a moment of frustration. There is nothing worse than getting a wobbly uneven mark when you want a nice smooth one. And I normally wouldn't be too happy about a chip in my Terry Ludwig pastel. But this time the mark I made made me stop. Instead of feeling defeated I had an AHA moment!
    If one chip made a linear mark what would a few...
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