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Pastel

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Source: Oxford University Press

Chalky coloured powder (pigment), which is modelled into a stick or Crayon for use as a drawing material. It can be variegated into more than 1650 different hues and shades. The term is also applied to works of art produced in this medium.

Geneviève Monnier
From Grove Art Online

© 2009 Oxford University Press

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