Landscape Painting: Techniques & Tutorials

autumn in the ozarks

Pastel Pointers | Tips for Painting the Autumn Landscape

With the onset of fall, the dance of warm colors across the palette of the landscape is again having its influences upon many a pastelist. For some painters, the peak of color has passed, for others, it is nearing its high point, and for an unfortunate few situated in locations that lack the appropriate...


Glenys Ambrus Gallery

English artist Glenys Ambrus unites a flair for pattern with color in her paintings of subjects found close at hand. Read our full-length feature on the artist’s work in the December issue of The Pastel Journal. Plus, enjoy an online-exclusive gallery of her pastels below… MORE RESOURCES FOR ARTISTS • Watch art workshops on...


Creativity Workshop: Fresh Take

In Solstice Shadows (above; watercolor on paper, 11×15), Kris Parins used digital technology to preserve her subject’s luminosity—and her enthusiasm for painting it. I was born and raised in snow country, but I spent the last seven winters in the South painting tropical subjects. When I experienced the season in the north woods of...