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Coloring backgrounds in coloring books can be done so many ways and with multiple types of coloring instruments.
No matter which you choose, it’s a beautiful way to create a finished touch to your coloring page.
Recently one of my email subscribers mentioned that she’d like to learn more about using chalk pastels for backgrounds so I thought this would be a fun topic to explore.
I found a video by Peta Hewitt that shows a very simple method using pastels. It’s a 20-minute video but it’s got some great info and tips. I thought it was worth the time and I think you will too.
Colouring Book Tutorial. Colour Pastel Background Made Easy.
Another video I found is by CherTheFire. It’s 11 minutes long and shows several different ways to apply pastels using materials you probably already have at home.
I didn’t realize it at first, but this video is part of a series. I’ll share more about the other videos in a future post.
Coloring Backgrounds: Pastels Basics (2 of 5 series)
Materials You Might Like to Try:
What do you like to use for your coloring book backgrounds? Have you ever tried using pastels? Let me know in the comments below.
Here’s to more coloring!
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