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What can be used instead of using an expensive fixer

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For pencil & pastels I have used hair spray with effect.  A bit perfumey but effective if the spray is fine.  Ultimately the expensive fixative designed for the medium you're using will be most effective in the long run - you would think.

Thanks Helan I am now using hairspray

Hi Nick,

I've been told many times that using a fixative on pastel isn't a good idea because it can alter the colors. I don't use any fixative at all on my pastels. 

Mary

Thanks For the advance Mary.

Mary Rogers said:

Hi Nick,

I've been told many times that using a fixative on pastel isn't a good idea because it can alter the colors. I don't use any fixative at all on my pastels. 

Mary

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