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Week 5: Introduction to Pastel with Sheldon Borenstein

Week 5: Introduction to Pastel
Explore Drawing and Painting with Different Mediums! Learn to paint with pastels on toned paper

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Sheldon Borenstein
Drawing, Painting
Tools and Materials
Paper, Pastel
1h 32m 21s

In week five, you will learn about pastel, a drawing and painting medium with a rich tradition. Instructor Sheldon Borenstein takes his time to show you how to blend soft pastels with fingers, as well as, how to apply this vibrant medium on toned paper. The materials and assignments for this lesson are optional.

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