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Re: Summer is fading fast.

... There are a few samples in the files and photos sections of this group's Web site: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/oil-pastels I don't know if we have enough
Peter Davis
Aug 22, 2013
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Summer is fading fast.

I would love to do weekly or monthly challenges. Sometimes I need a kick start. Also I love to see the variety of styles we will all create.
artist60164
Aug 21, 2013
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Re: Summer is fading fast.

... Me too! I love the fact that I can start with a sketch, and gradually work it into a more finished painting. I also really like using solvents like
Peter Davis
Aug 21, 2013
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Summer is fading fast.

I just joined this group, because I think Oil Pastels are overlooked as a true art medium. I love the smooth blend of oil pastels as well as the vibrant look
artist60164
Aug 21, 2013
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Re: Mike G - Joined Group

I just joined this group also.
artist60164
Aug 21, 2013
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Mike G - Joined Group

Hi aLL, Posted my Red Emperor Waritah - rare Australian native. I'm essentially an oil painted but discovered the oil pastels several weeks ago and enjing them
Mike G
Oct 3, 2010
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Re: Brand new to OP's

... didn't use any mediums with the pastels. ... tool (a stump if I remember correctly) and when I framed I just used a matt. No mediums. ... combines four
pegasusop
Dec 30, 2008
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Re: Brand new to OP's

... Hi! No special way--I layed down color and spread it with a blender tool (a stump if I remember correctly) and when I framed I just used a matt. No
Virginia Tupper
May 18, 2008
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water-soluble oil pastel crayons

Hey, what about water-soluble oil pastel crayons - Portfolio. I've always thought of them as watermedia. Any body have any experience using these together with
mlamla38
May 13, 2008
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Re: Brand new to OP's

... just use ... pkg of ... portrait I did ... special way of going about this and how did you frame. I take it you didn't use any mediums with the pastels. By
mlamla38
May 13, 2008
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bighani_lualhati has some pics for you! :)

bighani_lualhati has some pics for you! :) Would you like to view Your Friend's slideshow? Please respond or bighani_lualhati may think you said no. :( Hi,
bighani_lualhati
Jan 10, 2007
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Re: how to use

... There's really no one best way to use these. There are many techniques, and you can invent new ones just by experimenting. Personally, I'm a big fan of
Peter Davis
Feb 27, 2006
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Re: how to use

well, i suggest that you play with it first to get the feeling of it. once you have that feeling,you can do different styles or techniques with the oil
Rowell Ivan Sta.Ana
Feb 27, 2006
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how to use

I bought my grand-child a kit, it had oil pastel sticks, paints , marker etc; what is the best way to use the oil pastel? GABRIELLE "GALE" ... Brings words and
gabrielle gundacker
Feb 26, 2006
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Re: New to List - need info.

This is a great idea Peter, Thank you! I also read where they can be laid out on paper towel to absorb some of the oil. But I am still on a 'hunt' so will keep
Jill Rody
Oct 25, 2005
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