come in both a chalk(pigment bound with gum arabic), and oils(pigment
bound with oil). For purposes of illustration the following intro
and materials guide to pastel painting will be based on the applocation
of chalk pastels. An assortment of both soft and hard varieties
of pastel chalks is preferred.The preliminary application of pastel
is usually applied with softer pastels for coverage, and of these,
darker colors predominate. A good sampling for a pastel chalks
kit would be to have a least three values of each color of the
primaries and the secondaries.
chalks for the Primaries or "Triad"
of Red, 3 Values of Yellow, 3 Values of Blue
chalks for the Secondaries
of Orange, 3 Values of Green, 3 Values of Violet