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Saturday, February 4th, 2023

Which type of paper suits pastel pencils the best?

If you are new to the pastel pencil scene, then the mixed media paper will be your best bet. 

But for professional users, we will recommend the specially made oil pastel papers which have a stark surface contrast from other traditional drawing papers. 

These papers have a set tooth which is much deeper and will allow the pastel shades to effortlessly latch onto the surface and immediately blend into it. 

Mixed paper media, on the other hand, will help the pastel to latch on but blending and layering is quite inferior in comparison. 

Anna Vaughn

Anna Vaughn

Immense painting experience recommends Anna. She shaped The Little Painters, a small local painting workshop for children that invites the little ones to explore painting through simple and creative means in a safe, loving and extremely colorful environment. In her home panting studio she plays with all paint mediums but watercolor is her expertise.

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