Pastel painting: In this post we have included 50 Stunning pastel painting artworks for your inspiration. Pastel painting is done with help of pastel sticks which is made of powdered pigment and a binder. This is the same base used in oil painting as well. Well for starters it’s less messy to work pastels and you get glorious effects just like in oil painting. With pastel paintings you can get stunning rich textures and amazing colours. Pastel paintings are enjoyed by artists who like both drawing and painting. Generally pastel painting is done by holding the pastels like how you hold a pen and the more pressure you put on the pastels, the more paint it leaves on the canvas or any medium you are painting with. For thinner lines give little less pressure on the pastel sticks.