PREPARING TO PAINT
Here are the basic materials suggested to begin using
Kitchen (paper) towel
For cleaning Sofft Tools
Eraser placed in a palette tray to correct/
& Sofft Tools
Selection of papers
(see page 18 for suggestions)
FINISHING - FIXING/FRAMING
Artwork created with PanPastel Colors should be treated as
artwork created with soft pastel sticks for fixing, framing etc.
PanPastel Colors work with all pastel compatible products
Although it is not essential, any spray pastel fixative /varnish
can be used to protect PanPastel artwork. Whether or not to
use fixative and the technique chosen depends on personal
preference and the working method.
Fixative can be used as a
way to isolate previous layers of
color, especially on smoother
PANPASTEL vs PASTEL STICK
PanPastel and soft pastel sticks create different marks.
Compared to sticks PanPastel is semi-transparent,
mixable and low dust. It is also a quicker and cleaner way
to achieve more uniform coverage for large blocks of color.
*Pans contain 40% more than
average pastel sticks, & yield at least
4-5 times more coverage.
(Average, based on a survey of
leading brands. See PanPastel.com).