pastel

A drawing or sketch executed in crayons made of ground colour pigments, chalk, water and gum. A fixative is necessary to seal the powdery pastel colours to the base material, which is usually paper.

Pastel

(Spanish) pie or pastry

Pastel

A Pastel (UK: l; US: l) is an art medium in the form of a stick, consisting of pure powdered pigment and a binder. The pigments used in pastels are the same as those used to produce all colored art media, including oil paints; the binder is of a neutral hue and low saturation. The color effect of pastels is closer to the natural dry pigments than ...
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Pastel

• (n.) A plant affording a blue dye; the woad (Isatis tinctoria); also, the dye itself. • (n.) A crayon made of a paste composed of a color ground with gum water.
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Pastel

(Mexican) Cake.
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pastel

1. A crayon made of a paste composed of a colour ground with gum water. [Sometimes incorrectly written pastil] 'Charming heads in pastel.' ... 2. <botany> A plant affording a blue dye; the woad (Isatis tinctoria); also, the dye itself. 3. A drawing using pastel, or of a pastel shade. 4. The art or process of drawing with pastels. 5. Any of va...
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pastel

adjective delicate and pale in color; `pastel pink`
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pastel

(shade) pastel
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Pastel

[color] Pastels or pastel colors are the family of colors which, when described in the HSV color space, have high value and low to intermediate saturation. The name comes from pastels, art media characteristic of this color family. The colors of this family are usually described as `soothing`, `soft`, `near neutral`, `milky`, `washed out`, ...
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Pastel

[food] Pastel is the name given to different typical dishes of many countries of Hispanic or Portuguese origin. ==Brazil== In Brazil, pastel is a typical fast-food Brazilian dish, consisting of half-circle or rectangle-shaped thin crust pies with assorted fillings, which are deep fried in vegetable oil. The result is a crispy, brownish frie...
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Pastel

[manga] ==Synopsis== Mugi Tadano is a 16-year-old boy who lives alone; his mother died years ago and his father is always on frequent trips as a photographer. When his first girlfriend, Hinako, leaves him for Tokyo, he is understandably heartbroken. Kazuki, Mugi`s best friend, invites him to work with him at his aunt`s beach-side inn, in th...
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Pastel

[programming language] Pastel is an extended version of the Pascal programming language, created in c. 1982 for Amber, an operating system for the S-1 supercomputer project at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California. Pastel was conceived by Jeffrey M. Broughton, then Project Engineer in charge of compilers and operating system ...
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Pastel

Pas'tel noun [ F.; confer Italian pastello . Confer Pastil .] 1. A crayon made of a paste composed of a color ground with gum water. [ Sometimes incorrectly written pastil .] 'Charming heads in pastel .' W. Black. 2. (Botany) A plant affordin...
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Pastel

A colored crayon that consists of pigment mixed with just enough of a aqueous binder to hold it together; a work of art produced by pastel crayons; the technique itself. Pastels vary according to the volume of chalk contained...the deepest in tone are pure pigment. Pastel is the simplest and purest method of painting, since pure color is used witho...
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pastel

A colored crayon that consists of pigment mixed with just enough of a aqueous binder to hold it together; a work of art produced by pastel crayons; the technique itself. Pastels vary according to the volume of chalk contained...the deepest in tone are pure pigment. Pastel is the simplest and purest method of painting,
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pastel

a light, pale tint of color
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Pastel

A light, soft color.
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Pastel

A medium made from gum and water, which when pressed into a dried stick form produces crayons. Chalk is similar to pastel, but more tightly bound. British Artists showing at Red Rag Modern British Art Gallery and who paint using Pastels include: Darren Baker, Moira Huntly and Barbara Stewart .
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Pastel

A very pale color or tinted color.
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pastel

dry drawing medium executed with fragile, finger-size sticks. These drawing crayons, called pastels, are made of powdered pigments combined with a ... [3 related articles]
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pastel

In art, chalky material consisting of ground pigment bound with gum. Pastel is a form of painting in dry colours and produces a powdery surface, which is delicate and difficult to conserve. Artists...
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pastel

In art, chalky material consisting of ground pigment bound with gum. Pastel is a form of painting in dry colours and produces a powdery surface, which is delicate and difficult to conserve. Artists renowned for their use of pastel include Rosalba Carriera (1675–1785), La Tour, Chardin, Degas, and Mary Cassatt. The use of coloured chalks has a ......
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pastel

pastel (păstel') , artists' medium of chalk and pigment, tempered with weak gum water and usually molded in the form of sticks; also a work done in this medium. Pastel was in use in Italy in the 15th cent. and is doubtless much older. It was introduced into 18th-century France by the Venet...
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Pastel

Pigments mixed with gum and pressed into a stick form for use as crayons. Works of art done with such pigments are referred to as pastels.
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Pastel

Powdered pigments mixed with a small amount of binding medium to produce dry coloured sticks. Chalk can be added to soften intense pigments and to obtain a range of hues.
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