Melissa Gardiner
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  • Olympia, WA
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Different Pastels/TShirt Transfer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tamera Zarr Sep 14. 1 Reply

So, I have oils pastels, which I read are not supposed to crumble as much as soft/hard pastels. Yet when  I use them, the leave blobbies on the paper or on the pastel itself, that I then have to…READ MORE

 

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Tamera Zarr replied to Melissa Gardiner's discussion Different Pastels/TShirt Transfer
"it might depend on what brand of oil pastel. Cheaper brands can crumble a lot and the pigment load can be terrible. Those cheap artist loft kind of things from Michael's, or some other off brand can really make you hate oil pastel, which is why…"
Sep 14
Melissa Gardiner replied to Brian Galyer's discussion Pastel pencils
"Thanks!"
Apr 27
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Different Pastels/TShirt Transfer

So, I have oils pastels, which I read are not supposed to crumble as much as soft/hard pastels. Yet when  I use them, the leave blobbies on the paper or on the pastel itself, that I then have to brush/wipe off. Is this normal?Also, I am using the pastels to color pictures and then heat transfer to tshirts. I am using good quality transfer paper. I have noticed that some colors come out really faint, and others come out a totally different color. Should I be using a different pastel? Would…See More
Apr 26
Melissa Gardiner replied to Brian Galyer's discussion Pastel pencils
"I am interested! Was just researching pastel pencils today but not sure if they will work best for me, so would be great to try out before dropping a ton of money. "
Apr 26
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"Hi Melissa, and welcome to the Art Colony!  I hope you enjoy the site - there's a lot to explore here, so have a look around and make yourself at home. You'll find plenty of art and inspiration! If you have any questions or…"
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At 8:04pm on April 26, 2017, cheekyjane said…

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