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Pastel highlights from the 11th Annual Plein Air Convention & Expo
Emma Colbert shares her best tricks and techniques.
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.
Karen Margulis demonstrates her process for painting wildflowers and grasses in pastel.
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.

Extreme Pastel

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.
This week, the highly anticipated 5th Annual Plein Air Live included two of our favorite pastel landscape painters: Natasha Isenhour and Lisa Skelly.

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