In the Animal & Wildlife category, David Wells’ painting Burba (20×28) is a fine example of engaging animal portraiture.
In the Still Life & Floral category, Jaye Schlesinger turns the ordinary extraordinary in her pastel White Door, No. 2 (8×8).
In the Abstract & Non-Objective category, the floral-inspired abstract Arched Patterns-Japanese Magnolias (18×12) won an honorable mention for artist Marcia Holmes.
The rich color in Paul Murray’s landscape, Watermelon Mountain Glow (16×10), adds to an already attention-grabbing composition.
Theresa Deseve’s painting, Grace (28×17), is the kind of portrait that stirs emotion.
You’ll find these and 95 other award-winning pastels (as well as guidelines for the 10th annual Pastel 100 competition) in the April issue. Be sure to look for it on our website February 19 or on newsstands beginning March 11.