Johannes Vloothuis

Johannes Vloothuis uses PanPastel for his pastel paintings, as well as for mixed media including for highlights on his watercolor paintings.

“When I met PanPastel Colors it was love at first try. This medium is the easiest to work with of them all. It behaves like a blend of oils and watercolor which means you get the best of both worlds.”


About Johannes Vloothuis

Johannes is the online Art instructor at ArtistsNetwork, publishers of several art magazines sold in bookstores. He has taught over 20,000 artists worldwide.

His popularity is a result of being able to verbalize in easy-to-understand terms the complexity of the subjective beauty of art. He has won top awards. He is proud that he has given a workshop at the prestigious, Pastel Society of America.

Johannes regularly teaches online workshops for ArtistsNetwork (link below).

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Recent Posts:

Our latest Q&A is with New York City based artist Beverly Brown. We wanted to share her beautiful PanPastel paintings and to find out more about her creative process and why she uses PanPastel. Beverly used PanPastel Colors for all of the work shown below.

My grandfather was a painter, illustrator, and professor. I grew up sitting on his lap watching him draw. It fascinated me. I had an amazing (and patient, ha) art teacher in high school that nurtured my abilities and helped me create a portfolio that was awarded several scholarships to major art schools.

Lora Murphy was born in Ireland and educated in Ireland, USA and Italy. Trained as an oil painter, she now works primarily in Encaustic and mixed media. Lora teaches workshops in Contemporary Portraiture in Encaustic throughout the world and is currently working on an E-course, due to be released this year. She divides her time between Ireland and Denmark and maintain studios in both countries.

Our latest Artist Q&A is with Canadian artist Amy Hetherington of Headspace Illustrations.

We have been following Amy’s work on Instagram, and love how she uses PanPastel for her beautifully delicate nature inspired illustrations. So we asked Amy to tell us more about her work, and how she uses PanPastel.