Whether you are completely new to pastel painting or looking to build on the foundation of knowledge you already have, Pastel Painting Lessons is a wonderful journey into the world of pastels. I’ll help you to gain confidence with the medium and learn to create, simple yet dynamic compositions. You’ll learn my techniques for using loose, confident mark-making to convey energy, atmosphere and emotion as you paint in pastel!

– Marla

This website will:

  • Teach you to create dynamic landscape compositions
  • Guide you in specific techniques
  • Guide you through step-by-step lessons
  • Demonstrate how to depict water, sky, trees, rocks, mountains and more
  • Get you out of your painting ruts with gentle guidance and encouragement
  • Covers materials, planning a painting, composition, color theory, mark-making, finishing
  • And much, much more