3 tips for starting a pastel painting.  

Really simple quick tips that can save you from feeling annoyed and frustrated once you’ve finished your painting.  And believe me, I know the frustration haha!

Tip 1 Buy the frame first

Tip 2: Add an extra 3-5mm to your painting size for it to fit under the mount.

Tip 3: Leave at least an inch border at the bottom of your painting.

Like I said, really simple.  Watch this short video to find out why these tips are so important.

Sue is a Soft Pastel Artist and International Tutor from England UK
She’s passionate about soft pastel art and teaching her students from around the globe.

“Art makes my heart sing and my soul smile”