Pastel Journal

February 2017 Pastel Journal

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Current Issue: December 2017

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–7 Artists You Need to Know

–3 Approaches to Landscape: You Can Learn From All Three

–Hit a Wall? Try These 4 Ideas for Navigating Creative Lulls

–9 Blogs and Podcasts That Will Wake Up Your Muse

–Turn a Fascination With Faces Into Powerful Portraits

–Setting Limits: What a Restricted Palette Can Teach You About Color




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Pastel Highlights

  • Your Pastel Questions Answered

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    Pastel artist Maggie Price shares expert tips and techniques for working with pastels in this Pastel Journal column. Featured topics include photographing pastel through glass, fixing moldy pastels, dry mounting, painting en plein air with pastels, inspiration and creativity, and more.


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    WEB SEMINAR: Enhance Your Paintings with Texture! TIME: 1:00 to 5:00 PM ET DATES: 3 Saturdays: November 4, November 11, and November 18, 2017 The class may extend more than 4 hours WHERE: From the comfort of your home You do not have to attend the sessions live. Everything gets recorded and can be downloaded at no extra cost. Click here to register ...


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    All Media Competition from The Artist’s Magazine is accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is October 16, 2017. Other Upcoming Art Contests can be found on our Art Competitions page.

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