Pastels will probably find their way into the series on my easel. Fume-free is appealing and I have some paper to work with.
Karen Margulis had an interesting idea in a pastel paper video. She mentioned covering an unsuccessful watercolor with clear gesso and reworking it in pastel.
As someone who’s been on a liberating roll of painting over paintings, I’m inspired.
Here are a couple share-worthy DIY pastel paper videos.
This method involves a blender, screens, ph tape and powdered marble.
This method modifies an existing smooth surface to accommodate dry media.
I found some interesting posts about materials on this Wet Canvas message board too.
Have you done this? Do you have any tips? As always, your comments are welcome.