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: Three Unique Ways to Use Chalk Pastels

04-26-2016, 01:46 PM

Chalk pastels are like a grown-up version of sidewalk chalk and they can be used to create beautiful works of art. These pastels can be used like pencils to sketch drawings or like paint to apply large areas of color. What makes these materials unique, however, is the fact that they can be blended in a similar way to paint using your fingers or various tools. Though these are the classic methods for using chalk pastels, there are some unique ways to use them that can result in some extraordinary pieces of art. Three Unique Ways to Use Chalk Pastels (

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Susan Mulno
04-26-2016, 02:14 PM
I also like to rasp them on an emery board over a piece of paper or a container, (small ice cube tray works nicely) then I mix colors and apply them with make-up brushes. :biggrin:

08-11-2016, 05:13 AM
Thanks for sharing!!