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Pastel Painting

Take your pastel art to the next level with everything you need to know about how to paint with pastels, including Richard McKinley’s invaluable pointers, instruction, and pastel tips about materials and supplies.

Pastel Painting

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Take your pastel painting to the next level: Learn how to paint water in pastel with Amy K. Sanders' pastel color chart for painting waves and other pastel landscapes.

How to Paint Water in Pastel | Amy K. Sanders' Sea-Inspired Pastel Color Chart

More than just a pretty face: learn pastel painting techniques for vibrant skin tones using a watercolor underpainting with this video preview.

Portrait Painting in Pastel & Watercolor on Paper Preview

Sanctuary Entrance (12×9, pastel) was painted en plein air in San Miguel de Allen. Richard McKinley, #pastel #art #painting #Mexico

Painting Architecture and More in Mexico

Expert #painting advice from artist and author Richard McKinley, at #pastel #landscapes #art

Pastel Underpainting Freedom

How to Paint Landscape Art in Pastel -- Preview - YouTube

How to Paint Landscape Art in Pastel -- Preview
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    Learn how to capture light & color in landscape paintings here now with Alain Picard's new preview of his latest pastel art instruction video. Use analogous colors to set the mood of a landscape, and practice pastel techniques for precise lines and loose, painterly effects that you can put to immediate use for stunning landscape paintings.

Richard McKinley's Valentine to Pastel ♥ #pastel #painting

A Valentine to Pastel

Painting the Figure in Pastel |! Learn how to paint figures with Alain Picard in his latest video.

Painting the Figure in Pastel |

An Incremental Approach to Pastel Painting, by Richard McKinley. #pastel #painting #art

An Incremental Approach to Pastel Painting

Artist Louise Frechette, featured in the August 2008 issue of The Pastel Journal, paints an expressive ocean in an online demonstration.

Online Pastel Demonstration: A Wave of Emotion - Artist's Network

Excellent advice! Warm and cool analogous color schemes by pastel artist Alain Picard, at #pastel #art #tips

Be Forever Inspired by Light and Color - Artist's Network

Pastel Pointers with Richard McKinley #pastel #landscape #painting

Painting the Winter Season in Pastel

Pastel painting tips at

Artists Studios | Workspace, Sanctuary and Creativity Incubator

The drama of sunrise or sunset inspires awe. Enjoy a gallery of Lee A. Kimball, Becky Johnson and Stan Sperlak's spectacular renderings of the sun in pastel.

Gallery | Sunrise and Sunsets in Pastel

Morning Paper, pastel painting by Daniel Greene. #pastel #art #figure

The history and tradition behind Henri Roche #pastels. Plus, the inside scoop on what the manufacturers are cooking up next for their line of French pastels.

The Legacy of Henri Roché Pastels

How to Paint Gardens in Pastel: Impressionist landscape art lessons from and Jackie Simmonds.

Learn to Paint Gardens in Pastel with Jackie Simmonds

Read about Edouard Manet and Edgar Degas, and the use of pastel, by Richard McKinley. #pastel #painting #fineart

A Visit to The Met, Part 2 | The Manet Effect - Artist's Network

The Rehearsal of the Ballet Onstage by Edgar Degas. A visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art puts you face to face with the pastels of Edgar Degas, well known for his experimentation with #pastel. Read about it here.

The Experimentation of Degas

Explorations (pastel) by Kathleen Galligan. See more at #pastel #painting

A Gallery of Pastels by Kathleen Galligan

The Dance Lesson by Edgar Degas. Read "A Lesson in Composition to Help You Paint Like Degas" at #Degas #painting

A Lesson in Composition to Help You Paint Like Degas

Woman Ironing by Edgar Degas. Learn how to paint like Degas with these composition tips. ^ch #paintinglesson #Degas

A Lesson in Composition to Help You Paint Like Degas

Antique pastels found in a garage! Read more at ^ch #pastels #art #artnews

Finding Pastel Treasure in the Garage - Artist's Network

Learn How to Draw: Free Online Videos | Artist's Network. Check out the latest video previews to learn tips for painting landscapes in pastel.

Preview How to Paint Pastel Portraits the Easy Way now to learn how to layer the colors of the skin tones to give shape to the eye. You’ll also see how to adapt the shapes from an “ideal” nose to the shapes and form that make each person unique. Finally, learn how to use alcohol with your pastels to create a strong base layer on large surfaces. Then head over to for the full-length video, materials lists, reviews and more!

"Pastel Pointers | When Memory Gets in the Way" Cliffs of Goleta (pastel, 12×18) by Richard McKinley ^ch #pastel #painting #art

When Memory Gets in the Way | Artist's Network