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Four ways to activate pastel drawings. How to approach composition, point of view, line and color for fresher, more interesting drawings. Includes suggestions for making and using a viewfinder to experiment with composition.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1989 (v.6#6) pg. 56

Illustrating in pastel. How to use and control pastel to create a romantic look.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1989 (v.6#10) pg. 84

Mixed-media illustrations. A description of Tom Gonzalez's techniques that combine pastel, watercolors and airbrush.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1989 (v.6#10) pg. 105

A painterly finish for pastel. A technique that uses fixative and varnish to create works that can be framed without glass.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1989 (v.6#12) pg. 66
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1990 (v.7#2) pg. 6

An explanation of why hair spray is not appropriate as a fixitive for loose media such as charcoal or pastel.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1990 (v.7#2) pg. 92

How to convey moods and feelings in abstract paintings. Suggestions for building them in water media.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1990 (v.7#4) pg. 53

How to see motion and capture it in a pastel rendering.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1990 (v.7#5) pg. 71

Strong and dense pastels. How to fuse layers of pastel over gouache to achieve intensity.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1990 (v.7#6) pg. 51

Building a sensuous surface in pastel. How to create an even, but energized, look with outrageous colors and layered lines.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1990 (v.7#7) pg. 49

Using graded color and simple shapes to create pastel paintings with a sculptural look.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1990 (v.7#8) pg. 50

Watercolor plus pastel. Tips on combining the two media to liven up contrasts and create dramatic color.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1990 (v.7#9) pg. 43
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1990 (v.7#12) pg. 11

Confident, clean pastels. How to create solid foundations for free, airy pieces. Describes preparing shape and color studies and creating the final work using pastels and colored pencils.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1990 (v.7#10) pg. 98

Paintings with water media washes and spots of pastel. The use of mixed media to capture the story of horse races.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1990 (v.7#11) pg. 59

Techniques that add to the creative potential of pastel. (1) Underpainting. (2) Experimenting with strokes. (3) Blending. (4) Developing details with sharpened pastels and compressed charcoal. (5) Tips on ways to correct and adjust errors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1991 (v.8#6) pg. 68

Easy corrections in pastel. How to make mistakes look as though they never happened.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1992 (v.9#1) pg. 52

Deepen the power of pastel. How to add rich, intense darks to pastels with turpentine washes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1992 (v.9#6) pg. 38
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1992 (v.9#11) pg. 10

Oil pastels. How to use the medium to create a luminous painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1992 (v.9#7) pg. 48

Tips on achieving permanence in pastel painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1992 (v.9#7) pg. 75

Pushing the luster of pastel. How to inject luminosity into a pastel painting through the use of complementary colors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1992 (v.9#9) pg. 62

Suggestion for an effective ground for pastel painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1992 (v.9#10) pg. 11

Advice on precautions to take when working with pastels. A summary of dry pigments or pastels to avoid and/or use with caution due to their toxic or carcinogen nature.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 76

Two paths to pastel-like paintings. Techniques that give the painterliness of pastel without the drawbacks. (1) Pastel over watercolor. (2) Pumice-thickened acrylic.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1993 (v.10#2) pg. 46

Creating painterly pastels. Achieve drama and intensity through color, contrast and texture.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1993 (v.10#4) pg. 52

Exploring all the capabilities of oil pastels.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1993 (v.10#4) pg. 74

How to keep soft pastels clean.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1993 (v.10#7) pg. 14

Making order out of chaos. How to organize pastels by value for accuracy and ease of use.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1993 (v.10#8) pg. 58

Advice on painting large-scale pastels.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1993 (v.10#8) pg. 70

Pastel painting without mistakes. How to build stronger pictures by repeatedly wiping them down and building them up.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1993 (v.10#9) pg. 62

How to enliven pastels with color and texture.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1994 (v.11#5) pg. 58

Tip on using a clothespin as a holder for stubs of pastel.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1994 (v.11#10) pg. 5A

Tip on fixing a finished pastel work by ironing it with waxed paper. Editor's note offers a caution.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1994 (v.11#11) pg. 10A

How to produce a porous-looking texture in pastels by using a solvent-loaded sponge to pick up some pigment.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1994 (v.11#12) pg. 3A

Advice on combining watercolor and pastel.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1995 (v.12#1) pg. 21

Bringing pastel figures to life. How to blend and layer color to put realism in the people in your paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1995 (v.12#4) pg. 52

Pastels with zing. How to plan paintings that maximize the possibilities of rich color.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1995 (v.12#6) pg. 56

Eight tips for keeping pastel dust under control.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1995 (v.12#7) pg. 2A

Painting shimmering light in pastels. How to get visual excitement with simple, loose strokes and bright flicks of color.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1995 (v.12#9) pg. 42

How three master pastelists combine technique and texture for striking effects.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1995 (v.12#11) pg. 78

Advice on how to fix pastel pigment to velour supports.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1995 (v.12#11) pg. 86

Combining pastel and watercolor on sanded watercolor paper for maximum effect.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1996 (v.13#2) pg. 48

Color and design suggestions that can increase the depth and atmosphere in pastel paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1996 (v.13#3) pg. 76

Advice on how to soften up sharp edges and compensate for overmodeling when working in soft pastels.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 41

Tip recommends using packaging "peanuts" for blending pastels.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1997 (v.14#2) pg. 30

Capturing that special glow. How to use an oil-wash underpainting as the foundation for rich, luminous pastel works.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1997 (v.14#2) pg. 46

Tip describes adapting a wallpaper wetting tray to catch pastel dust.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1997 (v.14#3) pg. 107

Tip on accurate pastel color planning.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1997 (v.14#8) pg. 23

How to create the realistic "shine" of reflective surfaces (such as chrome) in pastel.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1997 (v.14#8) pg. 46

The many faces of pastels. A guide to the different effects that can be achieved with the medium.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1997 (v.14#11) pg. 78

Tip describes how to manage static electricity to prevent pastel particles from lifting from the painting .
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1997 (v.14#12) pg. 28

Maximizing a pastel surface by the addition of gouache.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1998 (v.15#3) pg. 42

Pastel tray table. The 30"x40" top is divided into 17 shallow compartments so pastel sticks can be arranged by hue.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1998 (v.15#6) pg. 66

Putting the punch in pastels. A technique for beginning with a vibrant, oil-wash base and then building layers of rich complementary colors using pastels.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1998 (v.15#8) pg. 44

Underpainting with oil pastels. Technique for using oil pastels with a solvent to create an underpainting for oils, dry pastels or oil pastels.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1998 (v.15#11) pg. 68

Tip suggests using a framed cork bulletin board as a support when working in pastels.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1999 (v.16#1) pg. 39

An underpainting technique using pastel and denatured alcohol to build up a base that creates a special glow.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1999 (v.16#5) pg. 54

Starting off right. Three different approaches to pastel underpaintings described (underpainting with direct color, with washes and using the Grisaille method.)
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1999 (v.16#7) pg. 20