more blending with the fingers then fresh pastel applied with the side of the chalk directly on canvas.
the lines that you see have been rubbed with the finger.
the step that is missing here was wet pastel on canvas pad which came out muddy.
I simply skipped taking a photo.I should had if I didn't think my painting was ruined,
Departing from my own composition in watercolor I started a fuzzy realism project in soft pastel on canvas pad 9x12in.
Above are my steps.