Videos & Tutorials

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Featured Videos


Basic Tips & Information


Color Loading Techniques

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

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.

Easy Erasing with PanPastel

PanPastels are easy to erase with any eraser on almost any surface. So you can correct mistakes easily and they are also great for subtractive drawing techniques.

Color Loading Techniques

Introduction to Sofft Tools

Explaining the different Sofft Tools, and their unique characteristics.

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.

Introduction to PanPastel Palette Trays

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

Add Edges & Details

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

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.

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.

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:


Painting Techniques

FULL PanPastel Owl Painting Demonstration - 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

PanPastel Seascape Set - 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 PanPastel.

PanPastel - Adding Clouds to Sky Painting - 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.

"Pastel Innovations" Demonstration - Dawn Emerson with PanPastel

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”.

Pan Pastel and Charcoal Tutorial - Elephant - wildlife art Jason Morgan

Pan Pastel and Charcoal Tutorial - Elephant - wildlife art Jason Morgan

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.

Still Life Techniques – Apple

Learn how to paint a still life – green apple with background – with PanPastel Colors. Quick and easy. Includes color information and handy tips.

Elephant Painting – Jason Morgan

UK based wildlife artist Jason Morgan has just posted an excellent video tutorial using PanPastel. JasonMorgan.co.uk

Full 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. Deborah is a regular contributor to the Pastel Journal.


Drawing Techniques

Drawing The Eye – Artist Daily & David Kassan

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

David Kassan – Drawing Demo

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

Timelapse Drawing with PanPastel

Time lapse from a live webcast on 2.15.11 in NYC.  http://dvd.davidkassan.com

Drawing Demo – David Kassan

Highlights from figurative painter David Kassan’s drawing demonstration at 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://dvd.davidkassan.com


Mixed Media Techniques

Donna Downey Kit 2 – modeling paste & stencil

Highlights from the Donna Downey workshop included free with PanPastel kit – “Exploring Mixed Media 2”. Learn how to use PanPastel for a variety of mixed media techniques. Info: http://www.panpastel.com/7_kit.html

Donna Downey Kit 1 – stencil, gel & tissue paper

Highlights from the Donna Downey workshop included free with PanPastel kit – “Exploring Mixed Media 1”. Learn how to use PanPastel for a variety of mixed media techniques. Info: http://www.panpastel.com/7_kit.html

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

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

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


Hand-Coloring Digital Prints

Hand-Coloring Digital Photographs

Dianne Poinski introduces her techniques for coloring digital (ink-jet) photographs with PanPastel. More info: http://www.dpoinski.com/links.php?274001#.VaVSoBOrTYo


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