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• You want to hear about how pastel artists are achieving painting success
• You want to learn new tips and tricks for painting in pastel
• You want to hear from the expert artists and editors at Pastel Journal
Get this exciting issue of Pastel Journal--in print or as a download! The April 2014 issue of this trusted pastel painting magazine includes compelling interviews with pastel artists and tips that will boost your painting skills. Learn about the Pastel 100 award-winning artists and their work, what it takes to paint a prizewinning painting, and more.
Each issue of Pastel Journal is dedicated solely to the exciting and dynamic pastel medium. Within the pages of this top pastel painting magazine, you can be sure to find trusted pastel painting techniques and instruction, the latest in the pastel painting community and so much more.
Highlights in the April 2014 issue of Pastel Journal include:
• 15th Annual Pastel 100 Winners
• How to Stand Out From the Crowd: Jurors Weigh In
• 4 Ways to Save a Painting
Pastel Journal Grand Prize
Remarkable color and a beguiling pose produce a winning combination in David Wells' riveting portrait.
By Anne Hevener
Ruth Richeson/Unison Pastels
An aged porch front becomes a lovely study in texture, color and light in Helen Kleczynski's architectural pastel.
By Jessica Canterbury
Pastel Journal Gold
Ray Hassard's transportive pastel describes a countryside scene on the path to Giverny.
By Michelle Taute
Pastel Journal Silver
Best known for still life work, Peter Seltzer makes a shift and creates a captivating portrait of a man in motion.
By Austin R. Williams
Pastel Journal Bronze
Jennifer Evenhus goes bold and loose in her exuberant painting of a field of cows.
By Meredith E. Lewis
Standing Out in the Crowd
Our Pastel 100 jurors reflect on the hard-to-describe qualities that set a work apart.
By Anne Hevener
China's pastel community celebrates the venerable medium and makes plans for its future.
By Isabelle V. Lim
A pastel series serves as a tangible remembrance of days gone by.
By Jean Terry
Don't give up on a problem painting. Try these 4 tips to save a humdrum or failed pastel.
By Carole Katchen
Preparation and expectation are key to successful plein air painting.
By Richard McKinley
Pastel Society of America President Jimmy Wright shares a favorite pastel masterwork by Lucian Freud.