You’ll Love This Print Issue of Pastel Journal if:
- You love discovering new pastel painting inspiration from fellow working artists
- You want to explore pastel tutorials with new pastel painting techniques & tricks
- You love staying up to date with the pastel painting community news & love our Pastel Journal editors
This print issue of Pastel Journal
brings the latest in pastel right to your door. Learn new pastel painting techniques, tips & inside tricks
with our articles, interviews, demonstrations & more. Boost your skills and try something new, it’s all possible in the December 2012 issue of Pastel Journal
Discover how to paint water in pastel with The December 2012 issue of Pastel Journal
. This must-have guide to how to paint a wave, splashes, foaming breakers, and more will help you create more realistic results. Find inspiration in the glittering pastel landscape pieces and find out about the latest pastel surfaces currently grabbing our attention. Make your next pastel painting session productive, fun & unique with these great tips.
Highlights in the December 2012 Issue of Pastel Journal include:
Larger Than Life
by Michelle Taute
- Luminous Landscapes
- Making Waves
- The Landscape at Night
- Exciting New Pastel Surfaces
High-impact realism and size are the hallmarks of Spanish artist, Ruben Belloso’s pastel portraits. Each creates a striking effect.
In the Atmosphere
By Ken Gofton
Matthew Draper captures dramatic stormy seas, skies heavy with mood and hazy nocturnes with his innovative pastel painting approach filled with energy.
Tapestries of Color
By Niall O'Neill
Dazzling color and textures inspired by the woods and images of water. Woven together they create tranquil pastel paintings.
Night & Day
By Deborah Secor
Gigi Horr Liverant and Christine Ivers, help explain the complex nature of painting a landscape by day & painting a landscape at night.
Making Waves: A Demo
By Amy K. Sanders
Use careful observation to create the many faces of water in your pastel paintings. Paintings of the sea and shore are explored in this surf-focused step-by-step demonstration.
By Jessica Canterbury
A pastel collaboration in North Carolina, the latest convention news, plus a new book for your pastel library.
By Richard McKinley
Discover a list of essential ingredients for creating color harmony in a painting.
By Deborah Secor
Get expert tips for creating a strong online presence. Find out what makes a website work, and what do avoid.
Artist’s Test Kitchen
By Maggie Price
UART’s line of pastel surfaces includes a range of grades. Get all the nitty gritty details here.
By Anne Hevener
A major exhibition of the portraiture of Edouard Manet takes the stage in Toledo.
What Our Editor’s Are Saying:
"We saved some of our most exciting pastel articles for the final issue of the year! Our featured artists: Talk about dazzling color: the impressionist-inspired landscapes of Victor Richardson sparkle and stun. Find out how the pastel portraits of Ruben Belloso turn the genre on its head. And set the perfect painting atmosphere with Matthew Draper.Creative Resources: For those interested in technique-heavy explorations, our ‘Making Waves’ demo is not to be missed. Plus, find out how painting at night can be just as compelling as the full light of day. Budget-minded pastelists will want to read our review of the latest pastel surfaces to catch our eye. We try it so you can be confident you’re making the right choice for your art-making purposes!" — Sarah A. Strickley
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