• Three Simple Steps for Choosing Pastels for Plein Air

    2 monthes ago - By Kem Studios

    'Along the Rio Grande' 5x7 pastel ©Karen Margulis sold Enjoy this post from the archives:
    Make it Work. That is my motto when it comes to downsizing my pastels for plein air. It's Tim Gunn's catchphrase for his fashion designers but it applies nicely to painting. Once I realized I didn't need every pastel in my box for a plein air trip it literally lifted a huge load off my shoulders. I can take just enough pastels to fit in whatever travel box I am using. If I don't have the "right" pastel I will just have to make it work!
    I do have a method I follow when packing for a plein air trip. It...
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