The Oil Pastel Course – Application Techniques

The Oil Pastel Course: Application Techniques

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In this module, we explore basic application techniques for oil pastels including mixing, layering, blending, and scumbling.

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The Oil Pastel Course – Application Techniques — 9 Comments

  1. I’m really happy to see this course. I’ve used oil pastels a few times and like them a lot but I know the guidance in this course will be very useful. I look forward to the next lesson.

  2. I have been looking forward this course since you announced you were gonna make ii. I love oil pastels and can’t wait to learn more about them! Thank you Matt!!

  3. Thank you for doing this course. I am very excited about it as I have just discovered this medium and enjoy your instruction. I have learned so much from your site.

  4. Hello Matt,
    Thank you for continuing to grow this site! I love all of the mediums and instruction!

    Question:

    What would be your suggestion if we only have the Cray-Pas Oil Pastels and not the Sennelier? Could we still finish our artwork the same way?
    Thank you,

  5. Hi Matt
    I have a set of oil pastels of a brand Talens and they are water soluble. I tried blending them with both Terpentine and water (in a separate test). Though the pastels are water soluble, the blending appears more even (and easier to control) with Terpentine than with water. I love this course. Thanks!

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