• Tips for Painting Yellow Foliage

    10 days ago - By Kem Studios

    'Light in the Forest' 9x12 pastel on Wallis warm mist ©Karen Margulis available $165 Painting the yellow foliage is my challenge. I don't know about anyone else but I find yellows to be tricky with pastels. It is hard to get them as bright, clean and vibrant as I want to. I am always looking for ideas to help me with yellows and I'd like to share five of my favorite techniques.
    Try a yellow underpainting under the areas that will be yellow. It gives your yellows a head start. For this painting I did a gouache underpainting. Use your softest pastels. The softer pastels have more pigment and...
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