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Pastel painting

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Daisy by Elizabeth Floyd

Daisy {7" x 5" (17.8 x 12.7 cm) – oil on linen panel} In a Private Collection Hello, Have you ever seen the movie the Girl with the Pearl Earring? While working on this painting, I kept thinking of the scene where Vermeer asks Griet what color are the clouds. At f

Making fine lines with pastel per Karen Margulis

'Chasing the Desert Sun' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis sold Sometimes less is more. Sometimes you need to take something away rather than add some more. And so it is when painting things that have fine lines such as grasses and branches. One of the first things a beginning pastel artist usually wants to know is how to make the fat pastel sticks make delicate fine lines. It actually is possible with the right touch and technique and I will share that in another post. There is another technique…

"Springtime Serenade" (pastel, 20x10 inches) $690 unframed for a limited time   Sllloooowly working on two new large paintings for the A...

"Springtime Serenade" (pastel, 20x10 inches) $690 unframed for a limited time Sllloooowly working on two new large paintings for the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, in between getting some new small and medium paintings done, and preparing for the IAPS pastel convention. Ok, all in all, I'm not getting much painting done. But speaking of IAPS, there are still a few spaces left in my workshop "The Intimate Animal Portrait" on June 7, and I just found out how anyone can sign up for it, whether…

Stacked Macarons, Oil Painting | From a unique collection of Still-life Paintings at https://www.1stdibs.com/art/paintings/still-life-paintings/.

Artist CommentsA sculptural stack of four macarons in a light-filled space. The neutral setting brings the colorful cookies to life, give them a strong three-dimensional quality. Pat Doherty's delectable oil paintings draw on her experience as a former commercial art director and designer. She seeks out her subjects at bakeries farmers markets and then returns to her studio to simplify the details into bright, graphic arrangements. Pat takes time to balance the elements in her compositions…

How to Organise Pastels - Sophie Ploeg

You are working on a pastel painting and you put down some boxes of pastels in front of you. Inside is a mix pastels. They randomly ended up in there during past painting sessions. There is no method in the organisation of the pastels and you have no idea what colours you actually have. Sounds […]