Plein Air Pastel Tip #2


You don’t want to fiddle around with paper sizes so that’s why I always cut in advance my format.
It’s important that you can secure your paintings in case of rain. So a quick and easy solution comes in handy.

Foto: Astrid Volquardsen 2017

I use multiple layers of transparent paper and tuck them together.

Foto: Astrid Volquardsen 2017

Foto: Astrid Volquardsen 2017

After finishing the painting I remove the tape and put it between the sheets of paper. Just in case the painting isn’t finished I can leave it on the gessobord.

Foto: Astrid Volquardsen 2017

After that I put it in a water proved bag.

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  1. Irini Adler

    Liebe Astrid,

    herzlichen Dank für diesen wertvollen Tipp. Falls ich je mal plain air male, habe ich gutes »Werkzeug« zur Hand! Danke!

    Liebe Grüße