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Perhaps no one knows better the beauty awaiting us just outside our doors than the pastel plein air painter.
In this episode of Art School Live, Eric Rhoads welcomes Susan Kuznitsky with advice for adding texture to a pastel painting of flowers.
Art, science, and beauty mingle in equal measure in Zaria Forman’s giant pastels.
An exhibition juror reveals the qualities that prompted her to give awards to certain works.
From Lisa Skelly's plein air pastel demonstration
This week, the highly anticipated 5th Annual Plein Air Live included two of our favorite pastel landscape painters: Natasha Isenhour and Lisa Skelly.
Terry Ludwig obituary
Terry Ludwig, creator of Terry Ludwig Pastels, passed away on February 20 at the age of 82, leaving behind an incredible artistic legacy and a profound impact on pastel art.
Nancy Silvia gets candid about the challenges — and rewards — of plein air painting well into one’s 60s, 70s, and beyond.
Janet Kohler shares the secrets behind her painting that won Best Plein Air Pastel in the November PleinAir Salon art competition.
Lisa Skelly shares the secrets behind her prizewinning seascape.
French artist Sophie Amauger starts her landscape painting process on site before she ever picks up a stick of pastel.

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