Questions and Answers about Pastels

Pastel is one of the most versatile drawing tools available to the modern artist. Pastels contain minimal binder or filler and pastel paintings can be created on a myriad of textured surfaces.

Unison Colour

Unison Colour Handmade Pastels

Drawing New York founder Simon Levenson will begin teaching Introduction to Drawing for Pastels at The Pastel Society of America in 2018. Drawing New York and Unison Colour have begun discussing the

How Artist Charcoal is Made

The following contribution is by Drawing New York member Sharilyn Neidhardt. Charcoal is traditionally made from burnt sticks, usually willow. Grape vines, as the name implies, are also used for vine charcoal in much the