Pastel Pioneers, Part 1

A timeline of the icons and innovators who blazed the trail for painting in pastel.

Confessions of a Contest Judge

An insider's look at art fairs

Prizewinning Pastel

See which painting took Best Pastel in the July PleinAir Salon art competition

Auction Fundraiser: Artists for Lahaina

From September 15-24, 2023, bid on original artwork in support of Lahaina’s recovery. The Artists for Lahaina auction features nearly 1,000 paintings from artists around the world, with a total valuation of nearly $1 million.

Keys to Creating a Better Composition

Alejandra Gos demonstrates her landscape painting process step by step.

The Power of Life Drawing

Carol Peebles shares her belief in drawing from nature to bring us together as human beings.

Painting the World

On a continuous quest for inspiration, artists often find the best way to engage with places they encounter on their travels is to paint them.

What Can You Do With Broken Pastels?

Learn how to make new pastels out of your broken pastel sticks in this Art School Live session with Brenda Boylan.

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