What first attracted artist and Radford University art professor Z.L. Feng to pastel portraits was observing how a distinguishing characteristic—bone structure or striking eyes, for example—can tell so much about a person’s story and reveal personality. Enjoy this gallery of portrait sketches by the artist, and read about his approach to capturing a likeness in his pastel paintings in the February 2013 issue of Pastel Journal.
Find a step-by-step pastel demonstration where Z.L. Feng explains his creative approach to painting a pastel portrait that captures the personal story of the sitter in the February 2013 issue of Pastel Journal.
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