8 Ways to blend soft pastels

I recently did a video where I shared some of my favorite soft pastel tools and supplies. In that video I shared how much I live rubber shapers. I thought I would share some of other tools and techniques used to blend soft pastels.

Below are close up photos of each blending method to help give you a better idea of the look the create

Finger Blending

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Paper Blender

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Pipe Insulation Foam

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Pallet Knives

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Plastic Pallet Knife
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Example of why metal pallet knives don’t work

Catalyst Wedge

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Rubber Shapers

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Sofft Tools

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No Tool (Blending with pastels on paper)

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