Features Lyric Journey
Cheryl Culver brings an original vision and quiet energy to her paintings of the English countryside. By Ken Gofton
Kathleen Dunn's Midwestern landscapes feature a soft, indistinct, yet mesmerizing quality.
By Robert K. Carsten
Technical Matters: Making Faces
Walk through the artist's process step by step as a portrait of a young girl unfolds.
By Bev Lee
A World View
Margot Schulzke's cityscapes are the splendid result of an eye for architecture and an artist's wanderlust.
By Christine Proskow
Artist Al Zerries' search for character injects his pastel figures with emotional punch.
By Sarah A. Strickley
Special Report: Hanging Tough
Quality framing makes a difference. Five artists supply 23 tips for getting it right.
By Deborah Secor
Pastels take Manhattan. Plus, the 2008 Creative Spark showcase.
Edited by Jessica Canterbury
Aerial perspective: what it is and how to put it to work in your landscapes.
By Richard McKinley
Sharpen drawing skills by sketching "live." Here's what you need to know.
By Tamara Moan
The Pastel Journal 2008 Index
Pastels and Provence—a perfect combination.
By Ann Sanders