Author Archives: Emily Dydo

Boston Midway Studios | Artists’ Health Petition

For years, the neighborhood of Fort Point in Boston has been home to hundreds of artists residing in affordable studios and apartments in renovated factory buildings. However, artists have been slowly forced to leave Fort Point as contracting firms have begun to transform this artists’ haven into a corporate complex filled...

Summer Driftwood | pastel

Gallery | Pastel 100 Jurors Showcase

This year's Pastel 100 competition jurors (Margaret Dyer, Dawn Emerson, Cecily Kahn, Richard McKinley and Peter Seltzer) have just over 150 years of experience in art-making, inspiration and creativity among them, so they know a thing or two about painting. Enjoy an online-exclusive gallery of their works here.
colorful pastel sticks | pastels

Your Pastel Questions Answered

Pastel artist Maggie Price shares expert tips and techniques for working with pastels in this Pastel Journal column. Featured topics include photographing pastel through glass, fixing moldy pastels, dry mounting, painting en plein air with pastels, inspiration and creativity, and more.