This quick time-lapse video features a couple tips for rendering lips in chalk pastel.
The following piece starts with a lightly drawn pencil sketch and showcases the development of the lips, through layering chalk pastel and strategic distribution of color.
I hope this might help or provide insight into working with chalk pastel.
As with any medium, you can manipulate your materials to best fit your desired outcome. This video is simply showing my own personal preferences when it comes to techniques and processes.
In case you were wondering, below lists the materials used in this piece…
Thanks for watching!! 🙂
(P.S. Apologies for the shaky moments in the video)
Rembrandt Chalk Pastels – http://www.dickblick.com/products/rembrandt-soft-pastel-sets/
Strathmore Pastel Paper – http://www.strathmoreartist.com/product-reader/items/400-series-pastel.html
General’s Charcoal Pencils – http://www.generalpencil.com/generalsreg-the-original-charcoal-pencils.html