Painting Dogs and Cats

Emma Colbert shares her best tricks and techniques.

How to Bring a Portrait to Life

Carol Peebles demonstrates her process for painting vivacious pastel portraits.

Looking for Truth

Working in series allows Daud Akhreiv to delve deeply into his subjects and uncover their hidden beauty.

From Blank Surface to Blossoming Meadow

Karen Margulis demonstrates her process for painting wildflowers and grasses in pastel.

Inspired by Nature’s Studio

Perhaps no one knows better the beauty awaiting us just outside our doors than the pastel plein air painter.

How to Add Texture to Your Pastel Painting

In this episode of Art School Live, Eric Rhoads welcomes Susan Kuznitsky with advice for adding texture to a pastel painting of flowers.

Extreme Pastel

Art, science, and beauty mingle in equal measure in Zaria Forman’s giant pastels.

What Makes a Painting Great?

An exhibition juror reveals the qualities that prompted her to give awards to certain works.

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