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Soft pastels overview and options for just starting.
Posted Nov 6, 2020

I wanted to pop in and do a quick overview of soft pastels.

I get questions all the time as to what I use the most. So I did a little research and ordered a few different types. From very inexpensive to the most expensive for my budget.

I found a few wonderful surprises along the way.

Mungyo soft pastels set of 48 – $12.00

Soho soft pastels set of 90 – 42.00

Jack Richeson Landscape foundation set – $55.64

Jack Richeson hand made soft pastels flora set of 20 – $52.00

Gallery hand made soft pastels $69.00

Diane townsend thin line hand made soft pastels set of 16 – $56.00

Diane Townsend terrages handmade soft pastels set of 12- $69.00

I hope this helps if your new to soft pastels and want to give them a try! Have fun!


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Posted Nov 6, 2020
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Hello there! I’m Shawn Petite

I’ve been teaching and creating for well over 25 years. About 15 years ago I found my art soul mate in mixed media, and it changed my life! I love the story that can be told by combining paint, texture, ink, paper and—really anything that you can imagine.

But what I’m truly passionate about is being your guide, walking with you step by step and helping you become your own hero in your creative journey.

Along my path, I’ve learned that the creating art also creates a healing space. Life can be messy and complicated and painful, but something about a paint brush can help heal your soul. I believe—no, I know—you are worthy of love, and I want to teach you to know that about yourself. Join me on this journey of art and inspiration!

1 Comment

  1. Susan Kinne

    Thank you Shawn for a great video on pastels.
    It was informative to watch you demonstrate the various types and brands.
    I now have a better understanding of the types and uses of them.


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