How to Paint a Seascape with Soft Pastels

This is a step by step pastel tutorial on how to paint a seascape and breaking wave on the shoreline rocks. This ocean waves painting tutorial is perfect for the serious artist wanting to learn the process of using an underpainting technique to create a base for painting realistic and translucent waves on the sea. Follow along or paint along with this full seascape painting tutorial using soft pastels.

Free Reference Photo Permission of Alex Head

List of materials:
Prismacolor NuPastel firm color sticks –
Light blue, Neptune Green, Pistachio Green, Elen Green, Viridian Green, Blue Haze, Erin Green, Tile Blue, Deep Blue, Blue Violet, Cold very Light Gray, Cold Toner Gray, White

Here is the Uart pastel paper* (affiliate link)

PanPastel tools and covers for artist painting pastels* (affiliate link)

Color shaper pastel blending tool* (affiliate link)

Stabilo Carbothello pastel pencils* (affiliate link)

Blick Art Materials* (affiliate link)

Stabilo Carbonthello pastel pencils colors
Light Blue, Navy, Cream, White

91% Isopropyl Alcohol
Brush, jar, paper towel

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