Diane Townsend began making pastels in 1971 for herself originally. Based on a 15th century italian formula, she buys the highest quality pigments and doesn’t add anything to them except gum as a binder and pumice in very small amounts to create texture. With an emphasis on maintaining depth and clarity of each color, one can build up layers of color without a chalky build up graying out the color... (click below for more information)

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