The Colors of Winter
Creative Color: 5 Artists Offer Tips
The Link Between Value and Color
Wet Pastel—Go Ahead, Brush It On
Critiques Beyond the Classroom
Connoisseurs of Color
By Anne Hevener
We asked five pastelists—Susan Ogilvie, Sam Liberman, Tatijana Jacenkiw, Mary Pichette and Jenny Halstead - to share the methods behind their confident, sometimes daring color choices.
By Deborah Secor
For landscape artist Barbara Courtney Jaenicke, a "lightbulb moment" that enhanced her understanding of value also signaled a breakthrough in her handling of color.
Tones of Home
By Ken Gofton
Fanciful patterns and a cheerful palette characterize the pastel works of English artist Glenys Ambrus, who finds ready inspiration around the house and in the garden.
The World Over
By Sarah A. Strickley
Bill Baker's passions for travel and art take him all over the world and then back to the easel, where he creates captivating portraits of the people he encounters.
By Jessica Canterbury
Mary Cassatt "comes home" as the Philadelphia Museum of Art expands its collection.
By Richard McKinley
If your outdoor painting goes indoors in the winter, embrace the change with a focus on exploring new techniques.
By Maggie Price
Need constructive criticism? Four pastelists talk about alternatives to the formal critique.
By Lorenzo Chavez
A serene Southwestern stream provides the setting for this wintry landscape painting, and pastel master Lorenzo Chavez provides the thinking behind it in this how-to demonstration of a snow scene in the making.
The Society Page
By Anne Hevener
An international festival in France celebrates pastels all summer long.