pastel

Circle Dance Joy Dust

Inspiration from the Bob Burridge dance challenge continues. I had wanted to fill out the series with at least five, but I haven’t had another idea for the next one yet. I’d love ideas., so please comment! I have done some folk dance, and especially I have taught it to students in elementary grades. It’s…

Studio Clean-Out Sale 2019

STUDIO SHELTER ALERT: Shelter is maxed out… Artist cannot foster more paintings until these find loving homes. Adoption fees have been drastically reduced! Visit the shelter today and rescue one of these adorable paintings. House-trained, vaccinated and ready to bring love and beauty to your home. That’s just my silly way of announcing my annual…

IAPS 2019

What is the ultimate play date for pastel artists? The International Association of Pastel Societies conference, of course! Just imagine seeing, eating, chatting and learning with numbers of master pastelists, all of whom were approachable, generous and encouraging. Walking at your leisure through a roomful of the very highest quality pastel paintings from all over…

Oops!

You made a mistake in your pastel painting. What do you do? New video up on YouTube–The Ease of Erasing with Pastel . Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 118 other subscribers Email Address Subscribe

Tips to Paint Blue Skies in Pastel

‘Simple’ Blue Skies in Pastel Beginners often struggle with painting skies in pastel at first… That gorgeous blue pastel, when scrubbed all over the paper, just looks a bit, well, boring. It’s not really believable. Here’s a video to help you discover how to make a beautiful, believable blue sky in pastel! Subscribe to Blog…