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Thoughts on various artistic mediums, why use pastel, part 25

Mary Cassatt – Pastels – Late Years / Studies on Mother and Child Some time ago we started an exploration of two-dimensional artistic media and focused on the lesser-known medium of pastel. Currently, a continuing look at a second famous female pastellist, Mary Cassatt (Rosalba Carriera of Venice which has already been discussed at length […]

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Thoughts on various artistic mediums, why use pastel, part 20

Mary Cassatt – Towards Impressionism Some time ago we started an exploration of two-dimensional artistic media and focused on the lesser-known medium of pastel. Currently, a look at a second famous female pastellist – Mary Cassatt (Rosalba Carriera of Venice which has already been discussed at length was the first.) The origins of pastels go […]

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Thoughts on various artistic mediums, why use pastel, part 19

Mary Cassatt-Becoming a Freelance Artist Some time ago we began an exploration of two-dimensional artistic mediums – oil, acrylic, watercolor, and a lengthy study of lesser-known pastel mediums. Now, to go ahead and explore a second famous pastellist – Mary Cassatt (Rosalba Carriera from Venice which has already been discussed at length was the first.) […]

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Thoughts on various artistic mediums, why use pastel, part 18

Mary Cassatt-The Early Years Some time ago we began an exploration of two-dimensional art mediums – oil, acrylic, watercolor, and a lengthy study of lesser-known pastel mediums. Now, moving forward after reviewing the major moments in the use of these special media through the latter part of the 19th century, we explore a second famous […]

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Why use pastel, part 14

Thoughts on Various Art Media: Why Use Pastel, Part 14 Summary from DaVinci to Holbein Some time ago we began an exploration of two-dimensional art media – oil, acrylic, watercolor, and a lengthy study of lesser-known pastel media. It was set aside to explore “An Artist’s Life”. Now let’s go ahead and start with a […]