August 9, 2020 Pastels: Plein-air and studio

Pastels: Plein-air and studio
By Joseph Weinzettle

Although not my primary drawing media, I occasionally work in pastels. Chalk pastels offer a quick way to achieve color, form and line. The style can be smooth and layered, or expressive and gestural. This study of a sabel palm is from earlier this month.

Study of a sabal palm_2020_pastels on toned paper_24in x 18in
En plein air with pastels_2020

Some previous efforts in pastels below, from studio still life set ups:

Gourd in various media
Still life demo_pastels

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