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Yes You Can Use Canvas Boards for Pastel!

1 month ago   |   By Kem Studios

'Provence Impressions' 6x8 pastel on board ©Karen Margulis available $95 I had some canvas boards that I bought for my oil painting practice. I wondered how I could use them for pastels. I know I could just paint on them. The texture of the canvas would allow for the application of pastel. But could I elevate it and allow for even more layering? I turned to my shelf of goodies and pulled out a jar of Micaceous Iron Oxide. This is an acrylic paint but it has a slight grittiness. It is just enough grit to give a toothy sanded surface.
I applied some of this paint which is a dark silvery gray...
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