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
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Highlights in the June 2013 issue of Pastel Journal include:
- Paintings Inspired by Nature
- The Simple Secret to Color Harmony
- Painting Demonstration: Strong Sunset and Water Reflections
The Natural World
Adrian Deckbar took a creative detour that led her deep into forests and wetlands, firing up a new artistic vision.
By Robert K. Carsten
Rocks needn't be a static element in a landscape. Find out how to translate the exciting shapes and beautifully nuanced color into dramatic pastels.
By Albert Handell
The Accidental Pastelist
A chance discovery led English artist Peter Thomas to pastels. Now they're his medium of choice to paint serene pastoral landscapes.
By Niall O'Neill
Seeing the Truth
With careful attention to values and edges, Lindesay Harkness achieves stunning luminosity in her floral still lifes and garden scenes.
By Michelle Taute
Sunset on the River
The combination of a spectacular sky and reflective body of water offers a thrill for landscape painters. See how to capture a scene with both subjects in this step by step.
By Liz Haywood-Sullivan
Creative relief for artist's block, plus artists and their mothers.
By Jessica Canterbury
A plain air painting excursion on a summer's eve illustrates how the artist's life is about more than results.
By Aaron Schuerr
Sometimes the key to effective color resides in the neutral section of your palette.
by Colleen Howe Bleinberger
Edouard Manet's boundary-pushing paintings, including pastels, helped to usher in a modern era.
by Tamera Lenz Muente
The National Gallery of Art celebrates color, line and light in an exhibition of works on paper.
By Anne Hevener