Doug Dawson loves the tactile qualities — the dusty, get-on-your-fingers (and sometimes your face) dirtiness — of pastel.
Lorenzo Chavez shares his secret to taking on the unknown.
Mary Ellen Goetz won Best Plein Air Pastel Honorable Mention in the March PleinAir Salon competition with Downward S. Bristol (pastel, 12 x 12 in.)!
Tony Allain demonstrates his pastel process step by step.
Doug Dawson shares his best tips for painting trees in pastel.
Emma Colbert shares the painting that’s had the biggest impact on her work.
Michael and Julie Freeman have been awarded Master Pastellist status by the The Pastel Society of Australia.
"Into the Valley" by Aaron Schuerr took home Best Plein Air Pastel in the February 2023 PleinAir Salon competition.
Pastel artist Debora Stewart shares her best prep tips.
A unique exhibition explores a moment when more realistic portrayals of women increasingly superseded idealized images.