For the final
touches, add the white highlights and dark grey tones where
On the face, you
could blend in some areas with a torchon ( rolled firm paper in the
shape of a pencil that can be renewed by tearing off the top
strips) or a cotton bud. If you use your fingers, beware that dark
colours may smudge onto other parts of your picture.
You don't have to blend the pastel but if you do, be sparing as the
pastel picture will take on an 'unreal' effect.
When you are
satisfied, sign the portrait and spray it lightly with fixative or