Category Archives: Workshops

Portraits in Pastel

I thought you might like to see the progression with this portrait. So here’s a sneak peak of how I work:   In the first picture we have added skin tones and shading. I spend a lot of time around the eyes. You will also notice I have laid in a base coat for the other colors Continue Reading »

Bubbles-Portrait Workshop

Next week will be the annual portrait workshop and I am excited about it. I painted portraits in watercolor for 25 years before switching to pastels. I love painting portraits in pastel . It is so much easier and I love the result. This year I have been working on a special set of portrait Continue Reading »

New Painting with Pastel Pencils

I have been experimenting with pastel pencils this week on a different surface. I wanted to offer something new in classes this year and also be able to have a class at World of Color Expo that would introduce participants to pastel painting. Instead of using velour, I used pastel mat as my support. This Continue Reading »

Workshop Instructions

We are going to the World of Color at the Dulles Washington Hilton Nov 12-15, 2014. We are pleased to make our 10 best workshops of the last 2 years available for purchase. Each set of workshop instructions contains a full size drawing of the project for transferring , the  color list of all the colors Continue Reading »

How to Price Your Art

There are many aspects to pricing art. Alan Bamberger provides answers in the following article. We I have used his methods with much success. Let me know if you liked it. Steve http://www.artbusiness.com/artists-how-to-price-your-art-for-sale.html