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09-30-2003, 05:04 PM
I was wondering if anybody would recommend using a fixative on finished pastel works? I've heard that you should not because it dulls the pigments. But then how would you ship or protect it without the pastels falling off?

09-30-2003, 05:23 PM
Hi Bilby and a warm welcome to the Pastel Forum....

If you look at the top of the page you will see a sticky notice called ~ Library Table of Contents ~.... click on this, then scroll down until you come to fixatives, you will find loads of links to threads there about fixatives, just click on the link you want to open the thread.

This sub forum has just been opened to for easy reference to FAQ and to provide an index to previous threads where questions such as yours have been asked previously.

You should find all the answers to your questions there.

Good luck!