I think if I were to describe my technique in any medium I use, on the whole, it would be OVERLAPPING and LAYERING .
With pastels this is, at times difficult, as it's an opaque medium; however one just has to use a light touch to get those underneath nuances to show through.
I began this with a totally abstract colorful start. I did not know what I would end up with. I just went with the flow.
The substrate is a red earth colored Sennelier paper.
I began with this..