A pastel portrait reveals not only the likeness of a person, but the truth of them, too. Follow this step-by-step to your next great pastel portrait.
The 19th Annual Pastel 100 Competition received remarkable works of art from across the world. Here is a sneak peek at the top five winners!
These 7 up-and-coming pastel artists know a thing or two about grabbing our attention. Get to know their names before everyone else does!
Fall trees and their changing leaves are some of the most inspiring images for landscape artists. Here are 7 autumnal trees to keep you warm!
Should pastels be blended, left unblended or be some combination of both? One renowned pastelist weighs in with his expertise and tips.
In this step-by-step pastel demonstration, learn to create colorful underwater scenes filled with realistic motion and dazzling light effects.
Enjoy a sneak peek of the August 2017 issue of Pastel Journal, which features entrancing seascapes and waterscapes by top pastel artists.
In Pastel Journal, discover expert tips for painting loose, advice for getting out of your own way, tricks for creating a powerful punch in portraits and more!
Award-winning artist Tony Allain shares how to gain more confidence as an artist and create better pastel paintings.
Well-traveled watercolorist Keiko Tanabe finds inspiration in her own backyard. When she isn’t traveling the world, Tanabe is a passionate plein air painter on her home turf—San Diego, Calif.— where she has lived for almost 25 years. “I’ve lived here longer than I’ve lived anywhere else,” she says. “Even growing up in...