Artists have long used chalk pastels, and more recently, oil pastels for drawing and sketching. The medium can be used in a linear manner, or in a painterly way, so you can talk of pastel drawings or using pastels to...
5" x 7" PanPastel on white wirebound ProArt sketchbook paper, by Robert A. Sloan In http://hubpages.com/hub/Painting-with-Pan-Pastels, I went into how to paint with the new Pan Pastels by Colorfin LLC....
Eight color sampler of PastelMat available from DakotaPastels.com with some colored pencils tests on the black top sheet. Decades ago starting in 1990, I began using pastels on tinted grounds. My paper of choice for...
This article, written by a successful artist tells you how to set up an art workshop and add a valuable income stream to your art business.
Miss Gemini in the Window - 6 1/2" x 8 3/4" in Cretacolor pastel pencils on brown PastelMat by Robert A. Sloan A while back I received two sample products for review -- a set of Deep Darks in Pan Pastels and...
Light, bright and whimsical, I painted Lemon on a Pink Plate looking for the combinations that would least mute down the colors. Holbein oil pastels are unwrapped square sticks of soft, creamy artist grade oil pastels....
Oil pastels are mostly associated with cheap wax crayons and that’s the main reason of non-popularity of oil pastels. But oil pastels create a unique artwork. Pastels contain more oil than an ordinary wax crayon. ...
This article talks you through step by step instructions to enable you to paint water using soft pastels. The author regularly sells and exhibits her paintings, as well as teaches pastel workshops in Devon
A review of the best types of drawing boards or drafting tables for using with pastels painting. Written by a professional pastel artist and teacher.
This article talks you through a painting, explaining in detail how the artist acheived the finished piece, by underpainting pastels with watercolours to add depth and vibrancy to the work.
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