Pastel

Add Structural Elements to Your Landscape Scene: A Demo

Fences, barns, roads — these elements help to add complexity to a landscape scene. Learn [...]

Painting with Pastels: Combining Pattern, Color, and Form

Painting with pastels, Robin Sheard Nyikos melds layered surfaces, rich color, pattern, and texture. Plus, [...]

Plein Air Landscape Painting: Your Guide to Getting Started

Make the most of your first thirty minutes for successful plein air landscape painting. Plus, [...]

Welcoming Spring: 6 Floral Artists Share Their Paintings and Process | Part 1

Meet six painters making flowers come alive with vibrancy and beauty in this two-part artist [...]

Welcoming Spring: 6 Floral Artists Share Their Paintings and Process | Part 2

These six artists masterfully paint magnificent flowers that look freshly cut and at the peak [...]

Pastel Landscape Painting in the National Parks

If you have an eye for nature’s beauty, this land is your land. Learn how [...]

How to Paint Skies in Any Medium

Learn how four artists paint skies in their respective mediums. Plus, a roundup of our [...]

Start With Notan Studies for Better Paintings: Four Tips

Developing notan studies was a creative game-changer for this pastel artist. By Colleen K. Howe [...]

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