Portrait on Mystical Blue toned paper
In this speed paint video, artist Chris Gambrell shows you how to build a portrait with pastels. He also showcases how much of an impact the colour of your paper has on your final piece! Watch how he incorporates shading and highlights to his work to create a stylised portrait.
Chris used Rembrandt artist quality soft pastels and toned paper in the colour Mystical Blue to complement the cool tones and make the warm colours pop even more.
What you need
About Rembrandt Toned Paper in Mystical Blue
This paper provides the perfect base for your artwork. Contrasting colours, such as browns, reds, yellows and earthy tones, comes to life on this mystical blue paper. With blues, greens and bright colours, the paper colour will be an integral part of your work. This paper is of high quality, 180 grams made with 15% cotton and 20% recycled paper. It is suitable for use with pencils, soft pastels, gouache, inks, acrylics and charcoal.
About Rembrandt Soft Pastels
Rembrandt soft pastels are world renowned, professional-quality sticks that are manufactured with only the purest pigments and finest quality kaolin clay. They are made in The Netherlands under strict quality control standards. Each colour is made with unique pigmentation formulas. These round sticks have excellent softness for beautiful colour release and toning.