More Rocks and Water:  New Video Demo!

MORE ROCKS AND WATER: NEW VIDEO DEMO!

'Turning Seasons' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $165 One of the benefits of my Patreon page is the opportunity to view weekly...

How to Paint Rocks in Pastel

HOW TO PAINT ROCKS IN PASTEL

'Breathe in the Magic' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $165 Do rocks intimidate you? Are you frustrated with the rocks you paint?...

 
 
 
How to Prepare for an Art Workshop

HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN ART WORKSHOP

'Summer by the Seaside' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis currently on exhibit at the PSA Enduring Brilliance exhibition I Wonder What if.......

You Have to Enter to Ride! 4 Reasons to Enter a Juried Exhibition

YOU HAVE TO ENTER TO RIDE! 4 REASONS TO ENTER A JURIED EXHIBITION

'Late Afternoon Show' 24x36 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $500 You have to enter to ride! And now is the best time of your life...

 
 
 
Can You Do an Underpainting Over Clear Gesso?

CAN YOU DO AN UNDERPAINTING OVER CLEAR GESSO?

'Beauty at my Doorstep' 14x11 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $225 The paint was flying today! I finished a Patreon demo video showing...

I Never Thought I had a Chance..on entering an IAPS exhibition

I NEVER THOUGHT I HAD A CHANCE..ON ENTERING AN IAPS EXHIBITION

'Before the First Snow' 10x 8 pastel ©Karen Margulis available unframed $450 The time to enter is now! The deadline to enter the International...

 
 
 
How to Paint an Autumn Sky

HOW TO PAINT AN AUTUMN SKY

'Under Autumn Skies' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis Skies are important. Since it is the source of light it sets the tone and mood of...

My Largest Pastel Paintings EVER! Tips for Painting LARGE

MY LARGEST PASTEL PAINTINGS EVER! TIPS FOR PAINTING LARGE

'Forest Dreams' each 60 x 18 pastel ©Karen Margulis I was excited when I heard the commission request. I couldn't even imagine painting...

 
 
 
A New Spin on an Familiar Motif..Oil Stain Underpainting

A NEW SPIN ON AN FAMILIAR MOTIF..OIL STAIN UNDERPAINTING

'She Dances Through My Dreams' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $225 I was excited by this underpainting! I did an oil stain which...

Stopping at the Underpainting

STOPPING AT THE UNDERPAINTING

'Beneath it All' 6x8 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $150 I had a little underpainting party the other day. Just me. I turned up the...

 
 
 
The Power of Suggestion in Painting

THE POWER OF SUGGESTION IN PAINTING

'Lowcountry Magic' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $175 I have wanted to paint this for several years. Ever since I took the...

Have You Tried the New Terry Ludwig Pastel Set Yet?

HAVE YOU TRIED THE NEW TERRY LUDWIG PASTEL SET YET?

'Along the River's Edge' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $165 I have been patiently waiting to try my new pastel set. I know...

 
 
 
Tips for Preserving an Oil Stain Underpainting

TIPS FOR PRESERVING AN OIL STAIN UNDERPAINTING

'October is Calling' 11x14 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $175 Have you ever done a really cool underpainting and then proceed to...

Simplifying a Complicated Landscape

SIMPLIFYING A COMPLICATED LANDSCAPE

'The Way Through the Woods' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $165 This is another landscape that I have been wanting to paint....

 
 
 
Quick Photo Demo and Tips for Painting Grass

QUICK PHOTO DEMO AND TIPS FOR PAINTING GRASS

'Summer Tango' 16x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $175 My grass painting has evolved. I have gone through the stages from painting...

Free Yourself with a Random Underpainting

FREE YOURSELF WITH A RANDOM UNDERPAINTING

'Welcome Autumn' 6x8 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $125 “It is very good to copy what one sees; it is much better to draw what you...

 
 
 
Strategies for Beautiful Wildflowers and Grasses

STRATEGIES FOR BEAUTIFUL WILDFLOWERS AND GRASSES

'Beauty Around Us' 16x18 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $225 I am excited to be a part of the faculty for IAPS 13 in June. This year...

One Great Reason to Love Pastels

ONE GREAT REASON TO LOVE PASTELS

'Symphony of the Seas' 16x20 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $300 There are many reasons of course. Pastels are quite easy to love...

 
 
 
Underpainting 101: The Alcohol Wash

UNDERPAINTING 101: THE ALCOHOL WASH

'Ribbons of Gold' 12x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $195 Baby Nora is here! My granddaughter was born yesterday so I am away from...

Can You Do An Oil Underpainting with Water Soluble Oils?

CAN YOU DO AN OIL UNDERPAINTING WITH WATER SOLUBLE OILS?

'Together Forever' 12x9 pastel ©Karen Margulis I had been experimenting with oil stain underpaintings last month and had a good question...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Abstract Landscape Oil Painting "Leaf Falling Early Morning" by California...

Abstract Landscape Oil Painting "Leaf Falling Early Morning" by California Artist Cecelia Catherine Rappaport

12"x24"x1.5" Oil on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Framed by Kim Blair

Framed by Kim Blair

(Three citrus paintings framed and hung in collector's home) Lime Twist Blood Oranges Yellow Boats for Vincent I thought you might enjoy seeing how this collector framed and... Read more ...

Apricot Sky, by Kim Blair

Apricot Sky, by Kim Blair

Apricot Sky It's that luscious time of year when the sun creates a warm golden light that accentuates the rich fall colours. There is an urban farm not far from our home here... Read more ...

Goedenmorgen Doetinchem. Doetinchem, The Netherlands

Goedenmorgen Doetinchem. Doetinchem, The Netherlands

Goedenmorgen Doetinchem. Doetinchem, The Netherlands. Oil on panel. 3 x 40 cm. Read more ...

House for a Photographer / Studio Razavi architecture

House for a Photographer / Studio Razavi architecture

© Simone Bossi Architects: Studio Razavi architecture Location: France Area: 130.0 m2 Project Year: 2013 Photographs: Simone Bossi © Simone Bossi Text description provided by... Read more ...

Days 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 Passion challenge

Days 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 Passion challenge

I keep going to the same place...seeing what I can do to create a painting. Sometimes I rework it in the studio and it then I change the season. Read more ...

Day 4 passion challenge

Day 4 passion challenge

Pastel 6x8" Memory painting from my morning walk. Read more ...

Fried Food

Fried Food

Fried Food12 x 16 oil on panel220 $ USD SOLD Read more ...

Pansy impatiens flower flora still life painting original direct from artist

Pansy impatiens flower flora still life painting original direct from artist

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PURPLE MOVEMENT - 4" x 6" acrylic sky by Susan Roden

PURPLE MOVEMENT - 4" x 6" acrylic sky by Susan Roden

PURPLE MOVEMENT*4" x 6" acrylic on board / *unframed$75 - tax & shipping inclusive Fast and fluid. .. the purple cloud flew as the pastel colors tumbled and rolled. Light... Read more ...