Videos & Tutorials

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Featured Videos


Basic Information & Tips


Introduction to PanPastel

Discover the unique characteristics of PanPastel Colors.


PanPastel Color Range

Explaining the PanPastel Color range.


Sofft Tools

Introduction to the Sofft Tools range.


Palette Trays

Introduction to the PanPastel Palette Trays.


Colorless Blender

Discover ways to use the Colorless Blender.


Pearl Mediums

Introduction to the Pearl Mediums.


Metallic Colors

Introduction to the metallic colors.


Pearlescent Colors

Introduction to the pearlescent colors.


Tutorial: Paint an Apple with 5 PanPastel Colors

A great tutorial to begin using PanPastel Colors. Joanne Barby demonstrates how to paint an apple with the 5 color starter set (30051). Full materials list available at: http://paintdrawblend.com/apple

Color Loading Techniques

Information and tips on loading Sofft Tools correctly with PanPastel Color.

Easy Erasing with PanPastel

PanPastel Colors are easy to erase with any eraser. So you can correct mistakes easily and they are also great for subtractive drawing techniques.

How to Clean Pan Surfaces

It’s super easy to clean PanPastel Color surfaces if you use the pans to mix colors. This short video shows the two ways to do this.

Color Mixing Techniques

Learn how to mix pastel color like paint, using PanPastel Colors.

How to Clean Sofft Sponges

When painting with PanPastel Colors, the Sofft Tools can easily be cleaned in between colors. This video shows how quick and easy it is to do this.

PanPastel Palette Trays

Introduction to how to use the palette trays with PanPastel Colors.


Painting Techniques

Seascape Painting Tutorial - Joanne Barby

Learn how to paint waves, sea spray, water, beach/sand, and sky. Joanne shares many tips & techniques to help you learn basic painting techniques with the PanPastel Seascape Kit.

Owl Painting Tutorial - Joanne Barby

Joanne Barby demonstrates mark-by-mark how she paints with PanPastel Colors & Sofft Tools. Full materials list & lots of techniques & tips available at: http://paintdrawblend.com/owl

"Pastel Innovations" Demonstration - Dawn Emerson

Dawn Emerson demonstrating PanPastel Colors for mixed media techniques. The colors used in the video are from Dawn’s new 40 color PanPastel set “Dawn Emerson Collection”.

Premier Coup - An Approach to Direct Painting - David Kassan

David uses PanPastel for the sketch for the underpainting prior to applying oil paints for his "Premier Coup" video. https://davidkassan.vhx.tv/products/premier-coup-an-approach-to-direct-painting-trailer

Landscape Painting Tutorial – Deborah Secor

Deborah Secor paints a vibrant landscape painting with PanPastel Colors, Sofft Tools and Pastelmat paper. Includes great tips on techniques and information on colors & tools used.

Skyscape: Adding Clouds - Joanne Barby

Learn how to add clouds to a sky /seascape painting using PanPastel Colors & Sofft Tools. Joanne shares many tips & techniques to help you learn basic painting techniques with PanPastel.

Color Mixing with Bokkei

This is an excellent video tutorial by Bokkei on how to mix skin tones using a limited number of PanPastel Colors. Check it out:

Portrait Painting Techniques – The Eye

Learn basic portrait painting techniques with PanPastel. Draw an eye and paint flesh tones quickly and easily. Includes color information and useful tips.

How to Layer & Blend PanPastel

In this short video Johannes Vloothuis shows how to blend and layer PanPastel colors. With tips on mixing tints and shades, without using white or black.

Add Edges & Details

In this short video Johannes Vloothuis demonstrates tips and techniques to add edges and details.

Adding Highlights & Texture

Johannes Vloothuis demonstrates how to add highlights and texture using soft pastel sticks (similar to the dry brush technique used in watercolor painting).


Drawing Techniques

Timelapse Drawing with PanPastel

Time lapse from a live webcast in NYC.  http://davidkassan.com

Drawing The Eye – David Kassan

Mini tutorial on how to draw the eye, by David Kassan for Artist Daily. http://davidkassan.com

David Kassan – Drawing Demo

David Kassan’s drawing demonstration time lapse video – featured on the Art Crit Academy channel.

Elephant Drawing – Jason Morgan

UK based wildlife artist Jason Morgan's video tutorial using PanPastel and charcoal. More tutorials: JasonMorgan.co.uk

Drawing Demo – David Kassan

Highlights from David Kassan’s drawing demonstration on the PanPastel booth at the Portrait Society of America “Art of the Portrait” Conference in Reston, VA.

Subway Drawing Session – David Kassan

Filmed and produced by APVM http://www.americanpaintingvideomagazine.com Quick drawing demo in Union Square Subway Station. http://davidkassan.com


Mixed Media Techniques

Donna Downey Mixed Media Techniques – Stencil, Acrylic Gel & Tissue Paper

Learn how to use PanPastel for a variety of mixed media techniques with this Donna Downey workshop using PanPastel kit – “Exploring Mixed Media 1”.

Donna Downey Mixed Media Techniques – Modeling Paste & Stencil

Learn how to use PanPastel for a variety of mixed media techniques with this Donna Downey workshop using PanPastel kit – “Exploring Mixed Media 2”.

Use PanPastel to Enhance Watercolor Paintings

In this short video Johannes Vloothuis demonstrates easy ways to use PanPastel to correct and enchance watercolor paintings.


Encaustic Painting Techniques

Using PanPastel with Encaustics

Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch demonstrates how to use PanPastel Colors for encaustic painting http://www.pbsartist.com

Assemblage with PanPastel

Using PanPastel with encaustics for textured assemblage technique. From Wax on Wednesdays (Shari Replogie). http://playswithpaper.blogspot.com

Encaustic Abstract Landscape

Using PanPastel with encaustics for abstract landscape. From Wax on Wednesdays (Shari Replogie). http://playswithpaper.blogspot.com

Encaustic – How to Rescue a Painting

Periscope recording of a Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch demonstration – how to rescue an encaustic painting with PanPastel http://www.pbsartist.com

Encaustic – Growing Depth of Color

Periscope recording of a Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch demonstration. How to increase depth of color on an encaustic painting with PanPastel http://www.pbsartist.com

Encaustic / Photo – Tulips

Using PanPastel with encaustics and photography by Coakley Creative Media


Hand-Coloring Digital Prints

Hand-Coloring Digital Photographs

Dianne Poinski introduces her techniques for coloring digital (ink-jet) photographs with PanPastel. More info: http://photoartistryworkshop.com/


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