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 myContinue reading “Top 5 Tips for Soft Pastels”

Landscapes in Soft Pastel

Recently re-discovered Karen MargulisĀ on YouTube. She does some amazing landscapes. She’s been doing a daily pastel landscape every day for 10 years! It shows. She makes it look so easy. Over the weekend I gaveĀ her daily painting technique a try with a small landscape (6″ x 9″). It is slow going. I think I mayContinue reading “Landscapes in Soft Pastel”