Debora StewartDebora Stewart will help you be more creative in your pastel portraits with this video workshop!
Start off with a photo reference and follow lessons on drawing accurate proportions and develop an aesthetically pleasing composition. Next explore color schemes and how to translate what you see into exciting painting possibilities. Finish this workshop off with a complete demonstration start-to-finish.
InsideAbstract Painting Techniques: Portraits in Pastelyou will find:
Lessons on how to draw from life & photos
Exercises on composition & color schemes in abstract art
Quality expert instruction
About Debora Stewart Debora L. Stewart is an abstract artist working in both pastel and acrylic. She is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America. Her pastels have won awards from Pastel Journal Magazine, International Artist Magazine and the Pastel Society of America. Stewart is represented by galleries in Iowa, Wisconsin, Georgia, Arizona and California. Her work is in private collections and public including the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Through the years she has developed a unique way of working with pastel and acrylic by combining under painting, value drawing and textured grounds. Debora is a regular instructor with Artists Network University where she teaches an online course in creating abstract pastels. She also teaches workshops throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Explore the Subject: Draw from Life & Photos
Explore Color Schemes: 4 color scheme exercises to help choose colors that work together
Demo: Acrylic Underpainting
Demo: Draw the Subject
Demo: Prep the Surface
Demo: Develop with Pastel
Demo: Final Touches
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