Pastel Instruction Materials List

Pastel Instruction Materials List

Cindy Tafil, instructor • 719-484-0042

  • Pencil
  • White Eraser [magic rub is fine]
  • Drawing pad for sketching
  • Pastel or watercolor pad, 9×12  140 lb bond
  • Clipboard, or 1/8 in thick, 18×24 board
  • Soft Pastels [Rembrandt, Sennelier, or Master’s Touch if beginner]
  • 1 can of matte spray fixative [Winsor & Newton] • pastel use only
  • Rags
  • IF you are interested in Oil Pastels, get the large set of Pente Oil Pastels
  • FOR Oil Pastels ONLY, bring a jar of Mineral Spirits, an odorless solvent

Arts & Craft stores such as Michael’s or Hobby Lobby carry most items.  Both stores have weekly coupons and sales for up to 50% on many items.  Watch online and in newspapers/flyers.