Landscape Painting: Techniques & Tutorials

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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...

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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...

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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...