Dive into the fun of seeing my self-portrait come to life with unconventional colours. Restriction can be so beneficial!
18 - 25 SEPT 2023
How to Pastel
the blog for soft pastel art lovers
How to Pastel is the go-to resource for improving your pastel painting!
Recent Guest Artists
Many of you will know Karen Margulis and her work. (And if you don’t, where have you been?!) I’ve always admired Karen’s work as well as her consistency in painting and commitment to teaching. I’ve
Guest Carol Strock Wasson often paints with limited and controlled values, creating evocative and glowing paintings. She shares tips and wisdom on how you can create this magic!
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Let’s delve into the creative potential and transformative possibilities that come from working in a series!!
Gail shows you the difference between seeing an Edgar Degas painting online and seeing it in person!
As artists, it’s amazing how hard on ourselves we can be! Just a few mistakes, just a few missed days in the studio and bam, and we are beating ourselves up. Here’s one thing to do about that!
Gail shares her visit to the home of Unison Colour pastels in the UK. She’s in awe of the truly handmade nature of these pastels!
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My love of pastel and the enjoyment I receive from teaching about pastel inspired the creation of this blog. It has tips, reviews, some opinions:), and all manner of information regarding their use through the years – old and new. Please enjoy!
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