Simba lion Soft Pastel
- Strong tones. High adhesion. Similar to the effect of wax crayon.
- High hardness and strength against fracture.
- The unique square shape works for both details and large-scale drawing.
- Excellent for color sketch and detailed drawing. Recommended to be used together with soft pastel.
PASTEL PAINTING TECHNIQUE
- 1. How to grip – Hold a pastel gently with only the thumb and index finger near the end that draws. This will help you avoid fracture of pastel and draw with less effort.
- 2. Sidestrokes – Cut a suitable length of pastel and then draw with its side to make a band of color.
- 3. To color big area – To draw with the side of pastel can make a larger colored area.
- 4. Highlight – Use lighter, brighter colors of pastel to draw on darker colors to make a strong, highlighted outline.
- 5. Outlining – Outline by drawing with the edge of hard pastel.
- 6. Pointillism – Making dots by using the tip of the pastel.
- 7. Making pastel powders – Gently scratch the pastel to make some color powder.
- 8. Rub – Rub the powder on paper with your finger, tissue paper, or a brush to blend colors. This will make colors look even and tones tender. Good for large-area coloring.
- 9. Paper Pen – Rub details with a paper pen.
- 10. Eraser – By erasing pastel colors drawn with an eraser make highlighted lines. The kneadable eraser can also work well. You can easily tear off a suitable size of kneadable eraser dough for rubbing the smaller area of colors.
- 11. Pastel to work with other coloring materials – You can use soft and hard pastel together with oil pastels, colored pencils, etc., to make different textures on your works.