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  • Pastel Pick of the Week | Prizes for Pastels

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    Who doesn’t like to be rewarded for outstanding painting effort? If you’re looking for a way to earn recognition and possibly prize awards for your latest, best work in pastel, UART is now accepting entries to its 2015 Online Pastel Competition.             Among the prizes are $1000 cash, a Richeson Lobo Deluxe Easel
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June 2015

 

 

PJ0615_160— Painting on Location: 5 Artists, 10 Paintings, 32 Tips

— Landscape Composition Secret No. 1

— Take the Fear Out of an Art Critique

— The Incredible Shrinking Palette

 

 


 

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE OF PASTEL JOURNAL

Get a sneak peek of Pastel Journal’s June 2015 issue
Five plein air artists share the allure of painting in the great outdoors
What do you need for plein air painting? Top pastelists share their setups
Crawfurd Adamson explores the human condition in his figurative work
Charles Basham imbues his pastoral landscapes with vibrant color
Bob Ziering shares the plight of the threatened mountain gorilla
John Philbin Dolan focuses on continuous study through his pastel portraits

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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 | Prizes for Pastels

    Office_Party-LisaOber

    Who doesn’t like to be rewarded for outstanding painting effort? If you’re looking for a way to earn recognition and possibly prize awards for your latest, best work in pastel, UART is now accepting entries to its 2015 Online Pastel Competition.             Among the prizes are $1000 cash, a Richeson Lobo Deluxe Easel
, Terry Ludwig Pastels, PanPastels, ...

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