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Featured Pastel Lessons
Oil Pastel Landscape Series
A four-part lesson series on landscape drawing. (Membership Required)
How to Paint a Realistic Eye
Learn how to draw an eye with pastels in this lesson.
Pastel Pencils Lesson Carrots
A four-part lesson series on pastel pencils. (Membership Required)

A Bit About Pastels

All of the tutorials on this page involve the use of pastels.  Pastels come in a variety of forms including soft pastels, hard pastels, oil pastels, and pastel pencil. They can be used on a variety of surfaces including paper, canvas, masonite, and illustration board.  Pastel drawings can resemble paintings when complete and sometimes are refereed to as "paintings", although the process is decidedly a drawing process.  The medium is considered a traditional medium for creating art. 

Pastels are applied to surfaces using many different techniques that can produce a wide variety of effects and results.  Quality can vary greatly from brand to brand, and is usually reflected in the price.

PASTEL DRAWING COURSE

Pastel Landscape CoursePastel Landscape Drawings
“Pastel Landscape Mastery” is a members only video course on drawing landscapes using pastels. The goal of the course is to provide the student with the most comprehensive approach to drawing landscapes with pastels through easy to understand modules that include over 200 minutes (nearly 4 hours) of HD video and 148 pages of eBooks. (15 Modules)

Pastel Landscape Mastery Course


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PORTRAITS / FIGURE


Pastel portrait lesson - excerpts
Learn how to draw a realistic portrait of a woman with soft pastels in this free drawing lesson.
How to draw lips
Learn how to draw realistic lips with pastels in this lesson.

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Paint Quickly with Pastels
Learn how to paint quickly with pastels.  Tips for creating a developed painting in a short amount of time.
Basic pastel landscape lesson
Learn how to draw the landscape with chalk or soft pastels in this free drawing lesson video.

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Pastel Landscape Mastery Course


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