From Pastel Journal
The power of suggestion is a strong tool in the hands of an artist. When a painting is viewed, visual bits and pieces are processed and assembled into a recognizable image by the viewer. Often with only an indication, a viewer will be able to finish what the artist suggested and ultimately believe that there ...
Current Issue: October 2017
–Design, Color and Light: How to Bring Bold Confidence to Your Pastels
–Keep a Sketchbook to Kickstart Creativity
–To Blend or Not to Blend? Expert Advice on When and Why
–3 Ways to Cure Precious Painting Syndrome
–Need Inspiration? Take to the Woods
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