New Portrait Video

An excellent new YouTube video has been launched by Franz-Josef Bettag on how to paint a portrait with PanPastel. While it is a German language video, don’t be put off if you don’t speak German as the visual demonstration is well worth watching, with or without knowledge of German. The video demonstrates many techniques for using PanPastel e.g how to paint flesh tones.

Full information on the video and supporting instructions and image can be found at

Franz-Josef’s portrait painting demonstration

Franz-Josef’s materials for the demonstration

About Franz-Josef Bettag

Franz-Josef Bettag has been a professional artist for 30 years in Germany. He is a popular artist, teacher and author – he has written over 30 books on painting techniques. Full information can be found at his He recently published a two DVD set for (in German). It’s called “Monochrome 3” and includes the DVD and an e-book (126 pages). In addition to showing how to use PanPastel – the book also covers many important techniques using pastel sticks, charcoal. Available here:

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