• How to Paint Rocks in Pastel By Kem Studios   -   Oct 18, 2018

    HOW TO PAINT ROCKS IN PASTEL

    'Breathe in the Magic' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $165 Do rocks intimidate you? Are you frustrated with the rocks you paint?...

    Pattern, Pastel, Painting, Drawing
  • How to Prepare for an Art Workshop By Kem Studios   -   Oct 17, 2018

    HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN ART WORKSHOP

    'Summer by the Seaside' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis currently on exhibit at the PSA Enduring Brilliance exhibition I Wonder What if.......

    Works, Paper, Pastel, Painting, Artist, Video, Art, Exhibition
  • You Have to Enter to Ride! 4 Reasons to Enter a Juried Exhibition By Kem Studios   -   Oct 17, 2018

    YOU HAVE TO ENTER TO RIDE! 4 REASONS TO ENTER A JURIED EXHIBITION

    'Late Afternoon Show' 24x36 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $500 You have to enter to ride! And now is the best time of your life...

    Works, Artist, Exhibition, Painting, Pastel
  • Can You Do an Underpainting Over Clear Gesso? By Kem Studios   -   Oct 17, 2018

    CAN YOU DO AN UNDERPAINTING OVER CLEAR GESSO?

    'Beauty at my Doorstep' 14x11 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $225 The paint was flying today! I finished a Patreon demo video showing...

    Video, Oil, Paper, Painting, Pastel
  • I Never Thought I had a Chance..on entering an IAPS exhibition By Kem Studios   -   Oct 17, 2018

    I NEVER THOUGHT I HAD A CHANCE..ON ENTERING AN IAPS EXHIBITION

    'Before the First Snow' 10x 8 pastel ©Karen Margulis available unframed $450 The time to enter is now! The deadline to enter the International...

    Exhibition, Pastel, Painting, Concept
  • How to Paint an Autumn Sky By Kem Studios   -   Oct 17, 2018

    HOW TO PAINT AN AUTUMN SKY

    'Under Autumn Skies' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis Skies are important. Since it is the source of light it sets the tone and mood of...

    Works, Pastel, Painting
  • My Largest Pastel Paintings EVER! Tips for Painting LARGE By Kem Studios   -   Oct 16, 2018

    MY LARGEST PASTEL PAINTINGS EVER! TIPS FOR PAINTING LARGE

    'Forest Dreams' each 60 x 18 pastel ©Karen Margulis I was excited when I heard the commission request. I couldn't even imagine painting...

    Paper, Pastel, Painting
  • A New Spin on an Familiar Motif..Oil Stain Underpainting By Kem Studios   -   Oct 16, 2018

    A NEW SPIN ON AN FAMILIAR MOTIF..OIL STAIN UNDERPAINTING

    'She Dances Through My Dreams' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $225 I was excited by this underpainting! I did an oil stain which...

    Works, Video, Oil, Paper, Painting, Pastel
  • Stopping at the Underpainting By Kem Studios   -   Oct 16, 2018

    STOPPING AT THE UNDERPAINTING

    'Beneath it All' 6x8 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $150 I had a little underpainting party the other day. Just me. I turned up the...

    Oil, Pastel, Painting, Board
  • The Power of Suggestion in Painting By Kem Studios   -   Oct 16, 2018

    THE POWER OF SUGGESTION IN PAINTING

    'Lowcountry Magic' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $175 I have wanted to paint this for several years. Ever since I took the...

    Pastel, Painting, Artist
  • Have You Tried the New Terry Ludwig Pastel Set Yet? By Kem Studios   -   Oct 16, 2018

    HAVE YOU TRIED THE NEW TERRY LUDWIG PASTEL SET YET?

    'Along the River's Edge' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $165 I have been patiently waiting to try my new pastel set. I know...

    Works, Pastel, Artist, Design, Designer
  • Tips for Preserving an Oil Stain Underpainting By Kem Studios   -   Oct 16, 2018

    TIPS FOR PRESERVING AN OIL STAIN UNDERPAINTING

    'October is Calling' 11x14 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $175 Have you ever done a really cool underpainting and then proceed to...

    Pastel, Painting, Oil
  • Simplifying a Complicated Landscape By Kem Studios   -   Oct 16, 2018

    SIMPLIFYING A COMPLICATED LANDSCAPE

    'The Way Through the Woods' 9x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $165 This is another landscape that I have been wanting to paint....

    Wood, Pastel, Painting
  • Quick Photo Demo and Tips for Painting Grass By Kem Studios   -   Oct 16, 2018

    QUICK PHOTO DEMO AND TIPS FOR PAINTING GRASS

    'Summer Tango' 16x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $175 My grass painting has evolved. I have gone through the stages from painting...

    Pastel, Painting
  • Free Yourself with a Random Underpainting By Kem Studios   -   Oct 16, 2018

    FREE YOURSELF WITH A RANDOM UNDERPAINTING

    'Welcome Autumn' 6x8 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $125 “It is very good to copy what one sees; it is much better to draw what you...

    Works, Pastel, Painting, Drawing
  • Strategies for Beautiful Wildflowers and Grasses By Kem Studios   -   Oct 16, 2018

    STRATEGIES FOR BEAUTIFUL WILDFLOWERS AND GRASSES

    'Beauty Around Us' 16x18 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $225 I am excited to be a part of the faculty for IAPS 13 in June. This year...

    Works, Artist, Media, Painting, Pastel
  • One Great Reason to Love Pastels By Kem Studios   -   Oct 16, 2018

    ONE GREAT REASON TO LOVE PASTELS

    'Symphony of the Seas' 16x20 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $300 There are many reasons of course. Pastels are quite easy to love...

    Pastel, Painting, Artist, Ad
  • Underpainting 101: The Alcohol Wash By Kem Studios   -   Oct 16, 2018

    UNDERPAINTING 101: THE ALCOHOL WASH

    'Ribbons of Gold' 12x12 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $195 Baby Nora is here! My granddaughter was born yesterday so I am away from...

    Artist, Media, Paper, Pastel, Painting
  • Can You Do An Oil Underpainting with Water Soluble Oils? By Kem Studios   -   Oct 16, 2018

    CAN YOU DO AN OIL UNDERPAINTING WITH WATER SOLUBLE OILS?

    'Together Forever' 12x9 pastel ©Karen Margulis I had been experimenting with oil stain underpaintings last month and had a good question...

    Works, Web, Oil, Paper, Painting, Pastel
  • Pay Attention to the Time of Day When you Paint By Kem Studios   -   Oct 16, 2018

    PAY ATTENTION TO THE TIME OF DAY WHEN YOU PAINT

    'Lavender Impressions' 5x7 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $95 Scroll back and forth between these two lavender paintings. They both...

    Pastel, Painting