“Mercury Rising” Karen Israel – PanPastel (90%) with 10% pastel sticks on Pastelmat paper
PanPastel Workshop – Karen Israel
Recently Karen Israel gave a one day PanPastel workshop in West Hartford, CT (at the Jerry’s Store). We wanted to share some of the images from Karen’s demonstration and also images of her student’s paintings as they were working on them.
And here are some of the paintings that Karen’s students were working on during the workshop:
Read our post about Karen Israel here: paintdrawblend.com/2016/12/karen-israel/
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.