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Do you ever feel like you just want to loosen up? Here’s a pastel by Gerhart Frankl to inspire you to do just that! Plus a Call for Entry.
Pablo Picasso may not have used soft pastels often but when he did, it’s obvious he was comfortable with the medium. Plus the winner of the Plein Air Magazine Award at LPAPA.
A close look at Childe Hassam’s pastel, “A New York Blizzard.” Plus IAPS announces its current online show.
A close look at a portrait study of Mathilde Musson by Edgar Degas. Plus Albert Handell wins Herman Margules Award.
A close look at “The Quai At Le Havre” painted by Siebe Johannes ten Cate in 1901. Plus a look at the Pure Colour 6th Annual Exhibition.
Among the many pastel paintings housed in the Royal Collection Trust are four paintings by Rosalba that personify the four seasons of Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter. Plus a surprising “Yellow” painting in the Collection.
Take a look at a pastel portrait by Thérèse Schwartze, a relatively unknown and successful artist.
It’s about birthdays! A few pastels by Wayne Thiebaud that speak to birthdays plus John Singer Sargent’s painting “The Birthday Party.”
In his painting “Dandelions,” Jean-François Millet shows us the whole cycle of the dandelion from bud to seed. Plus an intro to Pastel Live faculty Christine Debrosky.
A close look at pastel studies of arms done by Evelyn De Morgan plus the Red Rock Exhibition Catalogue is ready!

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