Being an art juror is one of those tasks that falls into the “toughest job you’ll ever love” category. There’s no denying the satisfaction of getting to go “behind the scenes” of an art show or competition and to be witness to the diversity of subject and style—even within a single...
Pastel gallery of seascape paintings from Phil Bates, Anthony Davis, Kathleen Newman, Dave Beckett and Claude Carvin, demonstrating how pastel—a dry pigment—can be used to paint flowing water.
Don Rantz, featured in the April 2010 issue of The Pastel Journal as the winner of the Best of Show Award in the 11th annual Pastel 100 competition talks about how he uses works with photos in the studio.
Brian Mathas Burt shares the creative triggers behind his playful still life pastels, his methods and materials and more.
When you can't see a live demonstration, a DVD is the next best thing to being there.
In the May/June issue of The Pastel Journal, we challenged three still life artists—Leslie Lillien Levy, Claudia Seymour and Rainie Crawford—to create a pastel painting based on the same still life arrangement.
Tap into your creativiy by spending a little one-on-one time with nature.