Top 5 Tips for Soft Pastels

I’ve found it hard to list all the things I’ve learned over the last 6 years of using soft pastels. Teaching classes has helped me organize my thoughts beyond “just do this and that” and practice sharing them so I thought I’d share the most often used tips here. In no particular order, here’s my…

My first demo

I spent the majority of yesterday in Jefferson City with a group of 5-8 grade kids showing them how I use pastels. I think it went well. At first I fielded 20 or more questions ranging from “what’s my style” to “whom did I vote for”. O.o So some questions were more thought provoking than…