Oil Pastels: Basics + Blending
6 STEPS
Oil Pastels
Q Tips (optional)
Paper Towel (optional)
Mixed Media Paper
Pressure: the effects of low, medium, and high pressure of pastel to paper.
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Layering: using color theory, layer colors on top of each other to achieve nuanced and varied colors
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Blend with finger: using the pressure of the finger to blend colors together.
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Blend w paper towel: Rub with double layer piece of paper towel to blend colors.
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Blend with scribble: scribble the color and overlap enough in layers to create desired gradient.
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Blend with baby oil: use a Q-tip dipped in baby oil to blend colors quickly and thoroughly.
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