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The Pastel Journal, February 2012

By The Pastel Journal

Format: Magazine

You'll Love This Issue of Pastel Journal If:

  • You want to hear from top artists as they share tips for how to paint water in pastels
  • You love reading the latest columns from Jessica Canterbury and Anne Hevener
  • You're a pastel beginner looking to gain a better understanding of the pastel medium
In the February 2012 issue of Pastel Journal you'll get great pastel painting tips & techniques as well as feature articles highlighting modern pastel artists & artwork. You'll hear from artist Jennifer L. Hoffman as she discusses her love for the American West and maybe you'll discover some inspiration of your own. If you love to paint animals & nature then you'll love the feature article on Steve Morvell, who shares his approach for how to capture nature in your art.

Each issue is dedicated solely to the medium of pastel and shares our passion for working with this versatile medium.

Highlights in the February 2012 Issue of Pastel Journal Include:

  • A River Runs Through It
  • Magnificent Detail
  • The Simple Secret to Better Design
  • A Plein Air Survival Guide for Indoor Painters
  • Chardin and Pastels: A Story of Reinvention
Features
A River Runs Through It
By Anne Hevener
The beauty of a wandering river can be a powerful draw for landscape painters. Artists Clive R. Tyler, Sandy Askey-Adams and Urania Christy Tarbet share their stories about capturing the subject in pastel.

Wild for the West
By Tamera Lenz Muente
The Mountain West offers dramatic scenery for painters, but it also has a subtler side. It's the latter that holds the allure for Wyoming artist Jennifer L. Hoffman.

It's in the Details
By Brian Cobble
A master of modern realism, Brian Cobble shares the story behind his art, his choices and techniques, and the working stages behind his stunning painting, Drown-A-Clown.

The Long View
By Deborah Secor
Whether figures, landscapes or still life, artist Aline Ordman finds that it's the basics—shape, value and color—that make a painting succeed.

Untamed Beauty
By Meredith E. Lewis
Australian artist and animal conservation supporter Steve Morvell travels extensively to observe wildlife and capture it in his artwork.

Columns
Art Matters
Edited by Jessica Canterbury
The Pastel Society of America's 39th annual exhibition, plus house-warming pastels and new books.

Master Class
By Tamera Lenz Muente
Jean-Siméon Chardin may have come late to pastel, but his mastery of the medium continues to inspire.

Skill Builders
By Doug Dawson
The organizational shape: Find out what it is and why it's instrumental to sorting out a composition.

Creative Life
By Bill Canright
For some, plein air painting can be like taking vitamins or eating vegetables—it's what's good for you—but with a few simple tricks, you may find pleasure in it, too.

Showcase
By Anne Hevener
Artist, author, teacher, mentor and maverick" Bill Creevy becomes the newest addition to the Pastel Society of America's Hall of Fame.

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Author/Speaker/Editor The Pastel Journal
Format Magazine
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