• Fred's portrait by Kim Blair

    1 month ago - By Kim Blair Artist

    Fred Hatt
    Fred Hatt is a visual artist and photographer based in New York City. It's because of Fred that I started working with wax pastel.
    I absolutely love chalk pastel work, but discovered early on in my artistic journey that the dust created while working with traditional pastel was not good for my health.
    When I was researching pastel portraiture I happened upon Fred's work using water soluble wax based pastel. His portraiture/figurative work, created from this medium, was the inspiration for me deciding to experiment with this type of pastel for my portrait work.Previously I'd used...
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