Synonyms for Pastel:
adj.•muted in color (adjective)
n.caricature, abstract, design, collage, bas relief, representation, diptych, aquatint, daub. canvas, tint, enamel, hue, chalk, crepe paper, fixative, crayon, tinge, brush, easel, color, tone, acrylic, airbrush. •drawing (noun)
doodle, masterpiece, diagram, scene, portrait, landscape, charcoal, cartoon, tracing, sketch, study, blueprint, painting, still life, picture, plan, drawing, illustration, depiction, Water color, rendering.
delicate, light-colored, light.
Usage examples for pastel
I suppose it was these pleasant remembrances which made me wish for the shoes, but I could not summon up courage enough to buy them, and the horrid people were comparing me with the pastel I suppose I did look a little mysterious with a double veil bound across my face. – Confessions of a Young Man by George Moore