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Captivating Timelapse of Rembrandt Pastel Portrait
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Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing evolution of colours and textures, as each stroke adds depth and emotion to the portrait. Each delicate layer of colour building upon each other, forming intricate details that bring the portrait to life.

In this speed paint video, artist Chris Gambrell shows you how to build a portrait with pastels. He also showcases how much of an impact the colour of your paper has on your final piece! Watch how he incorporates shading and highlights to his work to create a stylised portrait. 

Chris used Rembrandt artist quality soft pastels and toned paper to complement the cool tones and make the warm colours pop even more. 

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About Rembrandt Soft Pastels

Rembrandt soft pastels are world renowned, professional-quality sticks that are manufactured with only the purest pigments and finest quality kaolin clay. They are made in The Netherlands under strict quality control standards. Each colour is made with unique pigmentation formulas. These round sticks have excellent softness for beautiful colour release and toning.