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In last week’s blog post, I started a discussion about the transport of unframed pastel paintings, starting with information about the importance of the painting surface support. As I mentioned there, Gatorfoam board has become a very popular product for this purpose. Here, I’ll continue the conversation with a discussion of protective sheets, tape and ...
– The Feminine Mystique: Capturing the Mood and Beauty of Quiet, Ordinary Moments
– A Lesson in Light: How to Paint the Sky at Dusk
– Five Simple Tools for the At-Home Framer
– Featured Artists: Margaret Farrell Bruno, Robin Hazard-Bishop, Rebecca Lloyd, Richard McKinley, Brenda Mattson, Glen Maxion, Nathalie Picoulet, Robin Sheard Nyikos, Stan Sperlak and Lorrie B. Turner
Also in This Issue of Pastel Journal
Watch a video preview of the art featured in this issue
3 artists showcase coastal seascapes
Nathalie Picoulet expresses the beauty and tenderness of the everyday
Robin Hazard-Bishop cranks up the color
Robin Sheard Nyikos weaves story and personal meaning into her paintings
Stan Sperlak shares secrets for expressing the nuances of time of day
DIY Framing DEMO: Learn how to attach a dust cover to a frame
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