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Margaret Nes translates her life experiences into potent works of pastel art
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Nine artists explore this unique medium
By Albert Handell and Anita Louise West
Pastel does not refer to pale colors, as the word is commonly used in the fashion and cosmetic industries. Pastels are made with exactly the same pigment used to make all art paints. Powdered pigment, mixed with a little water and a special binder, is ground into a paste, rolled into sticks, and left to dry. The name comes from the French word pastiche, meaning paste. It is a painting medium with a full range of artistic possibilities. In the hands of a skillful artist.
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The Bellevue Art Museum in Bellevue, WA, has broken ground on a new facility. The new 36,000-square-foot, three-story museum is scheduled to open in January 2001 in downtown Bellevue.
For his first one-man show in eight years, Clark Hulings paints the texture of life around the world
Taos Jar , oil, 7 x 9. By Norman Kolpas Trompe l’oeil. These days the French term, which means literally “trick the eye,” is so freely and swiftly applied to any painting with a three-dimensional sense of realism that many people don’t stop to think about why artists choose to paint trompe l’oeil works or [...]