What is Pastel?
Pastel definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a color having a soft, subdued shade.
a kind of dried paste made of pigments ground with chalk and compounded with gum water.
a chalklike crayon made from such paste.
the art of drawing with such crayons.
a drawing so made.
a short, light prose study or sketch.
having a soft, subdued shade.
drawn with pastels: a pastel portrait.