Julia Woning

Julia Woning uses PanPastel for her painting, drawing & mixed media techniques. Julia is the author of the “PanPastel Workshop” book which covers basic techniques & tutorials for PanPastel Colors.

“I'm in love with PanPastel. The smoothness, the velvety look, I love it.

What surprised me the most is how great you can mix the colors, it is just like mixing paint. And you can get great results with PanPastel on Pastelmat paper, that’s my favorite combination.” - Julia Woning


About Julia Woning

Julia graduated from the Willem de Kooning Academy in Holland in 1994 and has been working as an illustrator, portraitist and visual artist ever since.

She works from her studio in Bergschenhoek, South Holland. Since 2015, she has been creating books for MUS with my famous “Lovely Ladies” series and animal illustrations. She is also the author of “PanPastel Workshop”. Currently available in Dutch, and will be available in English in the coming months.

Julia teaches workshops regularly.

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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.