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Let me show you how to explore using soft pastel by creating an underpainting in complimentary colours Join me in this tutorial where I demonstrate the technique of an "Alcohol Underpainting" with Pastel painting. This is a wonderful way to initiate a loose and fresh beginning to your painting. In this lesson I will take you through step by step the methods to create a stunning painting


Materials required
UART Sanded Pastel Mat (This is by far the most suitable paper for this class. Clairefontain will not work with wet techniques

Assortment of soft Pastels

+70% isopropyl alcohol

Medium  flat brush

Flower Meadow - alcohol underpainting Pastel Tutorial

  • Your tutorial link and reference pic will download as a PDF at checkout

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