bonusUse these supplemental bonus videos to enhance your painting technique as you complete each lesson.

Lessons about blending will make you think about when you want to blend and when it might be better just to keep your hands out of it! Other videos on color theory and scaling a thumbnail sketch teaches you basic skills you need to help you improve and follow along the lessons more easily.

SWATCH TESTER

Click here to download the PDF file of the value scale swatch tester.

TO BLEND OR NOT TO BLEND

The video is going to address a big debate among pastelists: to blend or not to blend. With blending, you’re making a gradation within a form or soften the edge of where two forms are meeting up. So, how do you that effectively?

To Blend or Not to Blend

A LITTLE COLOR THEORY

Marla shares how having even just a little understanding on color theory could go along way in giving you the freedom you want to have using color. She also gives examples of swatches and an advice on organizing your palettes.

A Little Color Theory

SCALING A THUMBNAIL SKETCH

Do you have a piece that you really like but are not sure of the proportion? This video shows you how to scale a thumbnail sketch up to size.

Scaling a Thumnail Sketch