Albert Handell shows how using charcoal can create subtle effects. Plus, Tatiana Roulin’s winning night scene.
Richard Suckling knows what it feels like to hit a rough patch. Here’s his advice. Plus inspiration from the Southwest Florida Pastel Society show.
Sally Strand shares her hack with the Strada Easel Box. Plus Sandra Burshell’s painting for National Bathtub Day!
Do you think about the colour of paper you use when you begin a soft pastel painting? Felicity House shares many ideas on this very topic! Plus the 31-pastels-in-31-days Challenge begins!
Advisory Board member Emma Colbert shares her favourite pastel hack!
Use this pastel hack from Advisory Board member Nancie King Mertz to establish your composition before adding any pastel. Plus, the IAPS show deadline approaches!
Casey Klahn shares two unusual techniques he uses in his pastel paintings. Plus William A. Schneider comes away with the Lora Block award.
Clarence Porter shares his pastel hack for creating easy colour studies. Plus be inspired by PSSC’s online exhibition.
Advisory Board member Michele Ashby shares her expert tips on how to paint hair convincingly, taking you through four different portraits.
Diane Townsend 17 Ultramarine Blue is the pastel Casey Klahn would not be without. We dig into why that is and how he uses this pastel colour. Plus, meet Pastel Live faculty member Jen Evenhus!