Pastel Art Tutorials

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Painting with Pastels - Module 1

Painting with pastels can be a lot of fun and very rewarding if you know the right way to go about it.  Believe it or not, you can create beautiful paintings.

 
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Painting with Pastels - Module 2

Welcome to part 2 of our 10 part Painting with Pastels Course, where we teach you the steps to take so that you can produce beautiful pastel paintings.

 
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Painting with Pastels - Module 3

Welcome to part 3 of our 10 part Painting with Pastels Course. In this section, we are going to talk about the different types of pastels.

 
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Painting with Pastels - Module 4

For all of the great characteristics of painting with pastels there is always one downside, and that's the mess.

 

 
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Painting with Pastels - Module 5

In this section, we are going to talk about the different surfaces you can use to paint with pastels on.

 
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Painting with Pastels - Module 6

We are over halfway and we have discovered a lot about the basics of painting with pastels. In this module, we are going to talk about some of the main techniques that you can use.

 
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Painting with Pastels - Module 7

In this module, we are going to introduce you to the importance of value. In simple terms, value is the lightness or darkness of a colour.

 
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Painting with Pastels - Module 8

We have covered a lot so far and in this module, we are going to cover something that a lot of artists have difficulty with.

 
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Painting with Pastels - Module 9

In this section, we are going to talk about storing your work, a dilemma that faces all pastel artists. Pastel paintings are both very durable and very fragile.

 
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Painting with Pastels - Module 10

We have now come to the last module of our Painting with Pastels Course. Let's run through what we've covered.