"With their soft consistency and vibrant hues, pastel has proven to be one of the most versatile mediums for artists. Made from pure pigment, these sticks of colour can tackle any subject, from sombre landscapes to popping portraits. However, mastering this medium can be tricky – not just for beginners but for seasoned artists, too.
In Paint & Draw: Pastels, find out how to choose the perfect pastels for your project, from acquiring the right toolkit to mastering essential techniques. Elsewhere, learn how to use the medium to bring your creations to life, from dynamic still-life scenes to portraits and landscapes. "