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Feedback on Gabriele’s Rodeo Rider Pastel Picture

Gabriele sent us her pastel pencil picture of a Rodeo Rider requesting feedback. As a member Gabriele can send in artwork for tips and advice. Gabriele writes: Hi Steve and Colin I have just completed another commission for a 21st Birthday. I used A3 size [...]

By | 2019-01-31T10:16:23+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Picture Feedback|0 Comments

Feedback on Amber’s Spitfire and Rooster Pastel Pencil Pictures

One our members Amber sent in her pictures of the Spitfire and Rooster projects which are available inside our membership. As a member Amber can send in her work for advice and feedback. Amber writes: "I have attached the Rooster and the Spitfire for feedback. [...]

By | 2019-01-22T19:25:08+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|Picture Feedback|0 Comments

Feedback on Paul’s Dolphin Pastel Pencil Picture

One our members Paul sent in his picture of the Dolphin project which is available inside our membership. As a member Paul can send in his work for advice and feedback. Here's Paul's picture and Colin's advice on any improvements he would suggest. Listen to [...]

By | 2019-01-22T19:07:31+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|Picture Feedback|0 Comments

Pastel Paper, Materials and Lighting – Podcast #201

We get back into the swing of things with this podcast, it's been a little while and we hope to be doing more of them more frequently for you all! In this episode we talk about the newest projects, working with Pastelmat, using polychromos pictures, [...]

By | 2019-01-17T11:58:51+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Materials & Pencils, Podcasts|0 Comments

A Bar at the Folies-Bergère | Pastel Pencil Time Lapse

Watch Colin reproduce Édouard Manet's "A Bar at the Folies-Bergère" Painting using Pastel Pencils. Watch the full 6 hour demonstration and listen to the behind the scenes here 🎙️ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ben270H7TDk

By | 2018-12-20T15:56:03+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Tips & Techniques|0 Comments

A Bar at the Folies-Bergère in Pastel Pencils

We're so excited to reveal that the 3rd Demonstration picture is “A Bar at the Folies-Bergère” by Édouard Manet! These demonstrations show advanced techniques and are designed to show how far you can push the pastel pencil medium. This picture really pushes the boundaries and is [...]

By | 2018-11-30T14:01:25+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Pastel Pencil Demonstrations|0 Comments