Mix Soft Pastel and Pastel Pencil

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Faber-Castell Creative Studio Soft Pastel Set of 24 SticksAre you wondering if soft pastel and pastel pencils can be used together?

In this demonstration Colin shows how to add soft pastel on top of pastel pencils in a background. The pastel pencils chalky texture acts as a good base for the soft pastels. It would be very difficult to lay a soft pastel base and then add pastel pencil over the top.

The set used in this video is made by Faber-Castell and can be found here. Watch Colin’s demonstration below to see how to improve your backgrounds with soft pastel:

By | 2018-03-15T15:13:05+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Materials & Pencils, Tips & Techniques|1 Comment