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  • Self portrait... HELP... critique my work please:)

    Hey I am working on a series of self portraits and this is my first painting in Pastel. I would love to get some honest critique about this painting cause it feels like there is something missing ... but I cant really figure out what.
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by Nivvi on 4 Sep 2013
  • sanded pastel paper

    My instructor has recommended preparing a sanded surface myself when I complained of the difficulty of finding sanded pastel papers, but he is primarily an oil painter, and offered no instructions. What paper/board, what substance should I use to get the sanded texture?
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by njMargaret on 24 Feb 2013
  • Sanded papers

    Hi I sometimes build my own substrate but often use Wallis sanded paper. I am getting a bit frustrated by the availability of Wallis paper. It is often out of stock everywhere. I have only used a few other papers and was wondering if anyone out there has discovered another paper that comes close in grit...
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by Madeleine Kelly on 1 Jan 2012
  • Re: Where are all the pastel painters?

    Hi Redutsa I too am new to the forum. I have been doing pastels for 7 years now and love love them. The colors are so vibrant and the texture is fabulous. This is a pastel I did on board. - Madeleine Happy New Year! ( Select the green film strip to upload images ) www.madeleinekelly.com
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by Madeleine Kelly on 30 Dec 2011
  • Re: Where are all the pastel painters?

    so good to see that I am not the only one working with all sorts of different pastels
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by Isa Kirk on 28 Feb 2010
  • New to the Community

    Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Hello I'm Tyson and a new member. I just wanted to greet everyone and tell you all how excited I am to become a part of this community. I have recently become full time artist. After returning from a trip to the Cote D’Azur, I have been inspired to pursue...
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by Tyson on 14 Jan 2010
  • Re: Where are all the pastel painters?

    Hi Barbara: I'm new to this forum and I noticed your posting of over four months ago. I just intro'd myself on the welcome section and I assume someone will see it sooner or later. This isn't a very active forum and, there are other pastel forums you can try if you want someone to reply within...
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by DianeC14 on 12 Oct 2009
  • Raggedy Anns

    A new pastel piece. Pastel on 9 x 12 Pastelbord. Had fun with this one. Hope you enjoy!
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by christyart on 26 Jan 2009
  • Morning Sail

    not alot of activity in this pastel forum just yet, anyway I thouht I would post my most recent pastel.. although definately not my best. C&C welcomed Morning Sail 9"x12" Pastel on colourfix paper
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by artbyjoni on 8 Jan 2009
  • New pastel painting

    A small piece, soft pastels, on Colourfix Christine
    Posted to Pastel (Forum) by christyart on 18 Dec 2008