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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.

Double the Kudos

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.

Women Get Real

A unique exhibition explores a moment when more realistic portrayals of women increasingly superseded idealized images.
Felicity Talman, a young artist living in Wales, is creating a series inspired by seaweed that’s washed up on the beach in the welsh coastal town of Aberaeron.

Express Yourself

Karen Margulis shares the story of how she loosened up and began producing more painterly pastels.

Night Life

Although a host of challenges await, from fatigue to seeing values and shapes accurately, these paintings prove that rewards abound for artists not afraid of the dark.

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