You'll Love This Issue of Pastel Journal If:
- You want to hear from top artists as they discuss the joys & benefits of traveling and painting
- You love picking up new pastel tips & techniques with helpful demonstrations & articles
- You're a pastel beginner looking to gain a better understanding of the pastel medium
is the only magazine dedicated solely to the exciting & versatile medium of pastel. Get great new tips & techniques for creating attractive & creative pastel pieces in every issue. In the pages of the August 2012 issue you'll discover informative and fascinating pastel painting articles
from pastel artists, product reviews & tips for approaching your pastel art in a new way.
You'll also get great content such as columns from our editors, letters from fellow readers and information on upcoming pastel painting events as well as featured columns such as Pastel Pointers from Richard McKinley. In this issue Richard shows you how to have a field day" with your pastel painting with tips & tricks to painting plein air! This issue also features Anne Hevener sharing the works of the 113th exhibition of the Pastel Society UK.
Highlights in the August 2012 Issue of Pastel Journal Include:
Features The Art of Travel By Anne Hevener
- High-Energy Landscapes
- A New View
- More Joy, Less Stress
- Product Spotlight
Four artists—Ray Hassard, Jill Stefani Wagner, William Hosner and Sergei Oussik—testify to the gratifying and fruitful combination of travel and painting. Stolen Moments By Niall O'Neill
There’s an unabashed Romantic quality to Vicente Romero’s pastels of beautiful models inhabiting cozy interiors and sun-splashed beaches. Opening Up By Ken Gofton
When Michael Norman widened his pool of potential subjects to include complex scenes with buildings and boat yards, it yielded a wellspring of inspiration. An Artist’s Artist By Aaron Schuerr
Family and friends of the late Sheila Rieman recount the story of a dedicated artist whose legacy includes a dynamic and joyful body of work. Brought to Life: A Demo By Sarah Blumenschein
In her start-to finish pastel demonstration, Sarah Blumenschein explains how she approaches a variety of still life elements—from Wedgwood china to copper kettles. Columns Editor’s Note
Celebrate the dynamic mix of traveling and painting. Letters
A reader shares how he got started in pastel. Also five tips for painting wildlife. Art Matters Edited by Jessica Canterbury
Art as an international language, a fall festival for artists, plus new pastel products to inspire. Pastel Pointers By Richard McKinley
Have a "field day" painting in pastel. Here, a plein air professional walks you through his tried-and-true approach. Artist’s Test Kitchen By Maggie Price
New sets! New colors! New brands! Discover some of the latest pastel offerings. Showcase By Anne Hevener
The 113th exhibition of the Pastel Society UK exposed Londoners to the latest wonders of pastel.