Richard McKinley Workshop – 10/23 – 10/27/2006

Richard Mckinley pastel workshop Hawaii

by Gregory Pai. Probably the most profound impression that I came away with after having the privilege of attending Richard McKinley’s five-day workshop was his profound sense of personal integration as an artist and a human being. As an artist, that integration was clear in his mastery of the fundamentals […] Read more »

Multipoint Professional Deluxe Pastel Pencil Sharpener Review

multipoint pastel pencil sharpener

Written by Candace D. Fenander. This product is for those who have tried sharpening their color or pastel pencils with a conventional pencil sharpener only to have them break over and over again. Or who have tediously shaved off the sides of their pastel pencils until they are almost perfect […] Read more »

The Heilman Pastel Box Review

pastel box heilman

by Mark Norseth. Like many pastel artists, I’ve dreamed about what my ideal portable pastel box would be. Over time, I’ve devised several arrangements, from the plastic tackle boxes we all seem to start with, to an antique wooden silverware box I found at a yard sale and recon-structed. It’s a […] Read more »

Shipping Pastel Paintings for an Off-island Competition


by Karen L. Alexander. Don’t let the fear of shipping keep you from entering an off-island or mainland competition. I’ve done a lot of shipping and receiving on the job as a purchasing agent and there are just a few basic things to keep in mind to avoid problems: • […] Read more »

Bridgette Adams Workshop – 10/23/2005

bridgette adams workshop

Written by Candace D. Fenander. October 23, 2005: PAH member Bridgette Adams Greb gave a demonstration workshop in October at Linekona Art Center. There, she expounded why she painted, why she painted what she painted and why she succeeded (most of the time) in creating such fantastic paintings. It’s the […] Read more »