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aspiring artist
03-16-2000, 01:59 PM
This is so exciting to find this site! I've had an on-going love affair with pastel for about 4 years! Enjoyed all the postings, especially those from "sandyartist". You are a fun group! As for pastel pencils, I have used them to execute a work (entirely with pencils) and it is possible. I've even won some local awards with such works. I have every pastel pencil brand on the market. My favorite is Creatacolor--try it, you'll love it, too. Great for detail-freaks like me---coming from colored pencil, this is no surprise. Pastel is just TOO cool, isn't it!


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CrowsNest
03-16-2000, 02:51 PM
Welcome!....Glad to see more in here...would love to see some of your work. And yes, Pastels are cool!
Bryan

CarlyHardy
03-16-2000, 10:11 PM
We have another new member to WetCanvas who is a pastel artist...Terry..who makes his own pastels...his website is at http://www.makepastels.com
carly

Rod
03-17-2000, 03:45 AM
Welcome Aspiring artist,
Glad to have another pastelist,great immediate medium,I love Pastels too,
Rod. http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/cool.gif


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Watercolours from New Zealand (http://www.artistnation.com/members/paris/rod/)

aspiring artist
03-18-2000, 07:32 PM
Thank you everyone, for your warm welcome!
I hope you all subscribe to the Pastel Journal magazine---it's just for us, and practically no advertising. First trial issue is free. If you want the address, let me know, and I'll post it ASAP. =)

CarlyHardy
03-18-2000, 11:24 PM
Please post the mag...address! I have just started using pastels and would love more information.
carly

CrowsNest
03-20-2000, 10:14 AM
Yes!! Please post the mag..... http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/smile.gif

aspiring artist
03-21-2000, 08:05 PM
How do I find that on-line art studio in
still life by Rod Webb? Any info on that
would be greatly appreciated. I am a sub-
novice (with computers), so talk to me as
if I were a "dummy" please! Thanks!

RyderArt
03-25-2000, 11:21 AM
Welcome AA!!
It so nice to have another pastel artist on board. I too do entire paintings in pastel pencil...and love it! Since I render subjects in detail....it is great for me.
Thanks for the Mag address..I will be checking into that ASAP..
Look forward to seeing more of you!!

Stephanie

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