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The figures in the Athenaeum show, drawn with pastel and pencil and supplemented by paint, are loose yet realistic.In the galleries: Artists sport their chops with prints on the cutting edge|Mark Jenkins|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
Overcast, cloudy days are best viewed through light pastel lenses.Best ski goggles: What to look for in a pair you’ll love|Eric Alt|January 20, 2021|Popular-Science
That helped fuel now familiar sans-serif and pastel-heavy aesthetic.
It’s available in five colors, including pastel-shaded pink, blue, and green.The 6 Most Interesting Things Apple Just Announced|Patrick Lucas Austin|September 15, 2020|Time
Mix it with other colors to create your own unique shade, or with their “pastel-izer” to give it an even softer look.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West awkwardly embrace in color-coordinated pastel suits for their re-imagined Vogue cover.
The pastel outdoor furnishings look like leftovers from a closed nursery school, while inside collared shirts seem overdressed.Adventures in Miami’s Coolest South Beach Alternative|The Daily Beast|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thorns support is for everyone, and there are no pastel colors or condescending cursive.Portland Is Ground Zero for the Best Women’s Soccer in the World|Evelyn Shoop|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When we first came by, the chefs were experimenting with Lucky Charms ice cream, including little pastel marshmallows.
So they joyfully rode their new pastel bikes around the park for a while, until it was time to go to their first ballet class.
It was almost dawn, and the garden lay like a rare pastel outside his window; but Eric saw none of it.The Medici Boots|Pearl Norton Swet
It was suddenly a mixture of muddled colors, instead of the carefully blended pastel shades he had selected.Warm|Robert Sheckley
For this, in the winter of 1873, he made a pastel, a richly robed figure carrying a Japanese umbrella.
There are a number of small studies and sketches in oil and pastel that show he knew what he wanted.
The pose was natural to her, she said, though he made a number of pastel schemes before he painted it.
British Dictionary definitions for pastel
- a substance made of ground pigment bound with gum, used for making sticks for drawing
- a crayon of this
- a drawing done in such crayons