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If a sidekick is flamboyantly dressed in pastels or tailored velvet, he must be morally corruptible.

Dylan has gone for a stroke-and-smudge technique, blurring his pastels to create an atmospheric, out-of-focus, effect.

The color palette was all sweet pastels, as delicate as Easter eggs but, miraculously, not childish.

The colors were delicate pastels; the prints were like something from a Renaissance tapestry.

This is shoplifting at its most mediagenic: disgraced ingénues in tasteful pastels, facing the firing squad.

But nothing came of it, except that Whistler sent one of his pastels to Mr. Heseltine.

He had one room, the windows looking over the Lagoon, and from them the etchings and pastels of the Riva and the Lagoon were made.

The pastels have been praised with the inconsequence characteristic of so much praise of his work.

Millais, showing forgotten machines in the adjoining room, was one of the first to see the pastels.

A number of people showed their belief in the pastels by buying them, and the exhibition was a success financially.

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