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The Pastel Journal6 min de lecturePsychology
Jury Duty
The work of jurying is, to be sure, a job of evaluation. When viewing a work, a juror will consider the artist’s handling of color, value and composition, and assess how well an artist utilized the medium, the level of draftsmanship and the painting’
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Elevating the Ordinary
It’s no secret that Israeli artist Yael Maimon loves cats. The vast majority of her paintings include one or more felines. Indeed, Maimon counts her cats among her closest friends—providing welcome company as she paints in her quiet studio. It all be
The Pastel Journal6 min de lectureVisual Arts
STILL LIFE & FLORAL
After the success of an oil painting she’d done featuring Chinese sang-de-boeuf porcelains and a floral fabric background, Claudia Seymour (claudiaseymour.com), of Wilton, Conn., decided to paint a new version in pastel. She used the same elements, w