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 June 2014 issue of this trusted pastel painting magazine includes compelling interviews with pastel artists and tips that will boost your painting skills. Learn about painting figures, florals, abstracts, still lifes and landscapes; how to start a painting off strong with an abstract block-in; 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 June 2014 issue of Pastel Journal include:
• Flower Power: 3 Artists, 3 Approaches
• Studio Solutions: Make the Most of Your Work Space
• Landscape Essentials: A Guide to Painting Palm Trees
• Painterly Portraits: Capture Color and Light in 6 Steps
A Fascination With Flowers
Flowers offer unlimited creative potential. One look at the pastels of Donna Biggee, Karen Margulis and Joel Spector is swift proof.
By Beth Williams
The Figure Fantastic
A mixed-media approach amplifies the drama in Mark Demsteader's explorations of the human figure.
By Robert K. Carsten
Finish the Story
Vianna Szabo's loose, painterly portraits allow ample space for personal interpretation and viewer engagement.
By Michelle Taute
Fast, Flexible, Forgiving
Artist Libby January optimizes the particular quality of pastel to express her own unique vision.
By Ken Gofton
A Painter's Guide to Palm Trees
Be forewarned: These palm painting pointers are sure to inspire a plein air outing to the nearest tropical paradise.
By Albert Handell
The healing power of art, plus a new exhibition explores a famous Impressionist friendship.
By Beth Williams
To ensure your painting gets off to a dynamic start, begin with an abstract block-in.
By Barbara Courtney Jaenicke
Two artists share real-world secrets for making the most of a studio space.
By Sarah Bernhardt
An inviting interior by William Merritt Chase offers solid lessons in composition and design.
By Duane Wakeham