You’ll love this issue of Pastel Journal if:
- 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 February 2014 issue of this trusted pastel painting magazine includes compelling interviews with pastel artists and tips that will boost your painting skills. Learn about landscape artists inspired by their surroundings, how to use crowdfunding to achieve your artistic dreams, and more from artists and our experienced staff.
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 February 2014 issue of Pastel Journal include:
- Pastel Realism: A Master Paints the Modern Alpine Landscape
- Step-by-step Demo: Portrait of a Lady in Lace
- New Column! Top Artists Share Their Favorite Masterworks
An Elevated View
Celebrated artist Andrew Hemingway unveils a series of landscapes with an unromanticized view of the Swiss Alps.
By Ken Gofton
Variations on a Theme
A botanical motif opened the door for Jim Morgan's exciting exploration of color and design.
By Michelle Taute
Best of Both Worlds
Teresa Saia finds inspiration in the colorful figures and frenzy of city streets and sidewalks.
By Deborah Secor
Excite With White
Artists Sally Strand, Lisa Stauffer and Linda Gross Brown demonstrate how white subjects provide an unexpected opportunity for color excitement.
By Anne Hevener
The Fabric of Life
A fascination for the textures and romance of vintage textiles powers this step-by-step painting of a figure clothed in Victorian lace.
By Sophie Ploeg
The Pastel Society of America celebrates its 41st exhibition.
By Richard McKinley
Use symbolism to infuse your still lifes with greater meaning.
By Pat Tribastone
Got a big idea for your art? Crowdfunding could be the way to get it off the ground.
By Deborah Secor
Artist's Test Kitchen
A new plain air easel offers handy options for the painter on the go.
By Michael Chesley Johnson
Let go of frustration and make the most of your mistakes.
by Enid Wood
NEW! Great PastelsShowcase
We asked top artists to share a favorite pastel masterwork. First up: Desmond O'Hagan on Russian painter Ilya Repin.
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