In this lesson, world-renowned pastel artist Ellen Eagle shares her personal pastel technique in-depth as she creates a portrait of a female. Every step of the process is captured–from the first initial marks to the last finishing touches.You will learn how Ellen lays in her painting, develops local areas of color, makes important color decisions, and maintains correct proportions to create a stunning work of art. We encourage you to try your own portrait painting and follow along with Ellen through each of the stages of her process.
Prismacolor Nupastels – 96 Piece Set
Rembrandt Soft Pastels
Hard Charcoal Stick
Blending Stumps – Large and Medium
Single Edge Razor Blades
Homemade Pastel Board – Cold-Pressed Illustration Board Primed with Gesso and Pumice, Sanded and Toned with Grey Acrylic