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Pastel Art of James Southworth


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Pastel Workshop for Beginners!

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Reason One: Spontaneous and fun




"Crossing the Creek"

Reason Two: Very bright saturated colors


Reason Three: Easy to control light/darkness

    "Newport Morning"

Reason Four: Shows expressive strokes

    "Victoria Night"

Reason Five: Easy to change in midstream

    "The Sanctuary"

Reason Six: Dry Pigment, no mixing, what you see is what you get

Drawbacks: Expensive and need to be protected from damage by framing.

Allergies, pigment dust


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