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Pastel painting

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Pastel painting. Get inspired and try out new things.
Daisy by Elizabeth Floyd

Daisy {7" x 5" (17.8 x 12.7 cm) – oil on linen panel} In a Private Collection Hello, Have you ever seen the movie the Girl with the Pearl Earring? While working on this painting, I kept thinking of the scene where Vermeer asks Griet what color are the clouds. At f

Making fine lines with pastel per Karen Margulis

'Chasing the Desert Sun' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis sold Sometimes less is more. Sometimes you need to take something away rather than add some more. And so it is when painting things that have fine lines such as grasses and branches. One of the first things a beginning pastel artist usually wants to know is how to make the fat pastel sticks make delicate fine lines. It actually is possible with the right touch and technique and I will share that in another post. There is another technique…

Coneflower Fancy Pants by Jude Tolar | Coneflower | 5 Pastel Color Palettes for 5 Floral Favorites | Artists Network

Everyone loves flowers for their beautiful shapes and color, but confronting all that colorful splendor can be daunting. Artist Jude Tolar shows how to make color decoding easy with these five pastel color palettes perfect for capturing the vibrancy of your favorite florals.

How to Organise Pastels - Sophie Ploeg

You are working on a pastel painting and you put down some boxes of pastels in front of you. Inside is a mix pastels. They randomly ended up in there during past painting sessions. There is no method in the organisation of the pastels and you have no idea what colours you actually have. Sounds […]