Pastels on Black Paper

by Cathi
(Minnesota)

You can buy acid free black construction paper at a large craft store or order it very inexpensively online. You get about 30 sheets for $5.00


Still-life is very easy and fun to do, as are night scenes like birch trees by a lake. The black paper gives depth to your drawing and makes the pastel colors look very vivid.

The reason for the acid free paper is that you might sell one -I did.

Plus this is endlessly fascinating.

Cathi

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Great Tip on the black construction paper
by: Anonymous

Great tip. I wonder if this is available in Australia. I
have a look on the internet.

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HAD NO IDEA
by: Vivian

i had no idea you could do pastel painting on acid free construction paper, if I know, I would of done it a long time ago. I'm doing two little Bichons together and this would be perfect. Do you think you can buy this at Ac Moore???

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