Making your own pastels paintings

The pastel paintings are bars mades of pigments colors with a little of binder that allows us to make the bar shape. Recipe to make your own pastel bars: Dissolve the gum by heating the following proportion: 5 grams of tragacanth gum 1 liter of distilled water The pigment is mixed with the blend of […]

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Wednesday, 11 November 2015 » Art materials » There are not comments

Pastel painting

The Pastel is a dry painting technique with excellent quality. The sticks are composed of pigment and tragacanth gum as a binder. The pastel has a velvety appearance on the paper, bright, attractive, and also, it´s a very grateful technique ideal for practicing with color, as being a dry technique it doesn´t need solvents or […]

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Saturday, 12 October 2013 » Techniques of art » There are not comments