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How to Draw with Pastel Pencils- Eye Demonstration


Pastel pencils are a great medium for drawing. They are, just as their name implies, pencils with soft pastel material inside of them.  Learning how to draw with them is easy.  A variety of companies produce them, and they can be bought for relatively little money.  They behave quite a lot like regular ole' soft pastels, except they are very easy to sharpen.  As a result, it's easy to get details with pastel pencils.  They are also much cleaner than traditional soft pastels, making them ideal for sketchbook work.

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Tips for Drawing with Pastel Pencils

1. Layer your colors- build up your colors to make them interesting.

2. Mix colors- mixing a color will make it more natural than using the manufactured color.

3. Have some blended areas, but leave some areas unblended- this will create some variety of texture and make the pastel pencil drawing more interesting.

4. Protect your work- Pastel pencils will smear unless you add a fixative to your final drawing. (Remember cheap aerosol hair spray works too)

The following video demonstrates how to draw with pastel pencils...


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