How to frame a pastel painting

Framing Pastel Paintings The important thing to remember about framing a Pastel, is the glass must not touch the paint. There are a few options to accomplishing this. The most obvious being a mat. Mats are cut from a variety of materials and any custom framer will...
Spraying a pastel

Spraying a pastel

Is This Painting Sprayed? I get this question a lot. The short answer is; “no”. The explanation will take a bit longer. In grade school we are introduced to pastels and the teacher usually has us spray them when we are done. And in most cases we are taught to use...