How to fix your finished pastel artwork

Did you know that when you fix and frame pastels under glass, it’s the most permanent of all the mediums, as it never cracks, fades or dulls?

It goes without saying that before using any fixative, ensure you’re in a well-ventilated space. It’s also sensible to check on a test piece how your brand of fixative performs with the pastels you use.

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Jill Tisbury has been drawing and painting since she could hold a pencil. She loves to experiment but her two main passions are pastel on velour and airbrushing (acrylics).