Originally Posted by AustinChief
So at this point, he is just making up his own definitions. What about resins or pastes?
The fact is that the International Association of Pastel Societies
and The Pastel Journal
define pastel artwork as paintings. Case closed.
From one of their sites... http://www.pastelinternational.com/
A pastel is a pastel and it is also a painting... just like a watercolor is more specifically a watercolor but also a painting.
There's a lot of places that define pastel artwork as paintings, but that isn't good enough for him. "There's a lot of idiots on the internet."