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The “M.A.P Approach” helps you gain confidence with your pastel paintings, overcome the fear of messing up, and add LIFE, EXPRESSION & BOLDNESS to your artwork without simply copying what you see!
Few pastel artists understand the reasons why they’re still struggling to create successful pastel paintings.
But don’t worry…
Here you’ll discover insights that could solve your frustrations for good…
…including a simple-to-follow method to help you produce attention-grabbing pastel paintings consistently.
You see, most pastel artists:
Those are the causes that lead to a bad pastel painting.
Other challenges you’ve probably encountered include, but may not be limited to:
If you can relate to the above, I have good news for you.
There’s an extremely simple way that anyone can follow to consistently create successful pastel paintings like clockwork…
It’s called the “M.A.P. Approach.”
Why the “M.A.P Approach” works so well is because it effectively removes all the problems mentioned above.
It’s also designed to help you:
The “M.A.P. Approach is designed by Karen Margulis, a terrific instructor and pastel artist.
Inside this instructional video, Karen will showcase the versatility and vibrancy of the pastel medium and prove to you that YOU can easily create artwork like her.
She’s going to share mind-blowing insights that will allow you to paint with MORE EXPRESSION and confidence.
You’re going to discover tips and techniques that will help you interpret your reference material rather than simply copying it.
Karen will break down complicated concepts into simpler, easy-to-grasp info nuggets…
…and make the entire painting process approachable with step-by-step instruction.
This video is PERFECT for you if:
Even if you’re NOT into pastel…
…the lessons Karen shares can definitely improve your skills and expand your creative mind!
A Challenge for Pastel Artists … Are You Ready?
Karen is going to challenge you and push you to try NEW approaches with pastel.
You’re going to paint wildflowers … a meadow filled with a tangle of weeds … grasses … trees … all under the light of the setting sun.
You’ll learn how to capture the glowing light … how to ADD TEXTURE the right way with pastel…
…and most importantly, how to interpret reference material and tell a better story.
You’ll also discover tips and tricks to INVITE the viewer in and have them participate in your artwork… this is one skill you do NOT want to miss.
You’ll learn how to give viewers just enough interest so they’ll have something to play with by balancing the MYSTERY and DETAIL in your paintings.
What Does “M.A.P.” Stand For?
“M.A.P.” stands for Motivation, Action Plan, and Pre-Selection.
You’ll discover what MOTIVATES you to paint, and how to decide on the story you want to tell…
You’ll learn how to have an ACTION PLAN (like value thumbnails, paper size, orientation, underpainting strategies, etc.)
And finally, you’ll learn how to PRE-SELECT your pastel palette, and how to avoid “color chaos.”
Using that approach, you will have confidence that your pastel painting will turn out successful.
The “M.A.P. Approach” gives you MORE freedom, allowing you to play with color and mark-making and be more expressive.
It also helps you use your artistic license to tell a better story, almost guaranteeing you’ll create successful pastel paintings every time!
Pastel Techniques From an Award-Winning Artist!
Karen will share techniques and tips like:
Here’s a small taste of what’s insideExpressive Pastel Painting: Loosen Up and Be More Bold: