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How to Mess Up a Pastel Painting

Art can be a continuous learning experience! In this StudioSense YouTube video of my latest pastel painting, "Saddle Pass Trail," check out how a messed up composition can be changed after much work has been completed!


Watch the pastel demo. You can find the video here.


Saddle Pass Trail is one of the major hikes at Badlands National Park. A steep ascent up a rocky hill brings you to a plateau with views of distant buttes and miles of prairie grass!


Saddle Pass Trail Badlands National Park
Saddle Pass Trail

This 12x16 pastel was created on Uart 400 grade paper and a motley collection of many pastel brands. By the way, I fixed the messed up part of the painting. Watch the video to what I fixed!


Happy Trails!

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