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  • Pastel Pick of the Week | 23 Masters of Landscape Painting

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    Many artists draw their painting inspiration from the landscape. Why? There’s the practical aspect: Unlike other subjects—a figure model or a wildlife subject, for example—the landscape is there and ready to accommodate your schedule. You can step outside your door at any time, if you like, and start looking for compositions. That said, the lure ...

Current Issue: June 2016

 

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IN THIS ISSUE OF PASTEL JOURNAL

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Linda Mutti brings a painterly approach to her luminous landscapes
Melissa Dring shares her pastel interpretation of Jane Austen
Zaria Forman paints epic pastels depicting fragile arctic environments
Lionel Asselineau finds inspiration in the birds that inhabit the French countryside
Albert Handell does a value comparison
Aaron Schuerr shares how to pack for an epic art trek

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  • Plein Air Painting in Pastel | Plein Air Painters Tell You What You Need to Know

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    Plein air painting adds a dimension to painting the landscape that some artists find irresistible. Painting outdoors provides a deeper understanding of the various qualities of light and atmosphere. Whether you paint finished paintings or color studies for studio paintings (or something in between), plein air painting will bolster your observation skills and enliven your ...

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  • Pastel Pick of the Week | 23 Masters of Landscape Painting

    reverie18x24-lordier

    Many artists draw their painting inspiration from the landscape. Why? There’s the practical aspect: Unlike other subjects—a figure model or a wildlife subject, for example—the landscape is there and ready to accommodate your schedule. You can step outside your door at any time, if you like, and start looking for compositions. That said, the lure ...

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