Artist Philippe Benoit, who blogs at My French Easel, has revealed his pastel set-up. I enjoy his viewpoint, and I hope you'll discover him via this post. Philippe lives in the UK.
Pastel artist Astrid Volquardsen has been interviewed in the Pastel Scribbler. She reveals how she got her start as a pastel artist. Note her new blog address. Asti lives in Germany.
Friday, February 25, 2011
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Monday, February 14, 2011
Self Portrait with CapBlack Chalk
"Pastel is a process which I should like to know. I shall certainly try it someday. If one can paint a head, one ought to be able to learn it in a few hours," van Gogh.
Saturday, February 12, 2011
Monday, February 7, 2011
5" x 7"
Yesterday I was winding down my studio session, and I painted this quick impression of a North American Whitetail buck. I see way more of these than I do people at my studio in the country. This is one of my rare wildlife paintings - maybe I'll do a few more this year.