Cleaning your pastels

Don’t panic when your pastels get dirty! It is easy to cope with…

You can clean your pastels as you are using them, and afterwards, with soft tissue or a piece of cloth. Some people shake them in a tub of ground rice from time to time.

Don’t, however, clean them with wet tissue though, as this will seal the outside surface of the pastel so they won’t work properly.

Now let’s look at what we can do with them…