Stephanie Birdsall

Stephanie Birdsall: Underpainting Techniques for Successful Pastels

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Video Length: 1 Hour 41 Minutes
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Learn as Stephanie Birdsall guides you through four complete, and different styles of pastel underpainting.

Watch Stephanie do a full pastel painting demonstration. Learn how to make the most of your pastel underpaintings and other important topics such as using alcohol to spread color, keep your colors clean and set up strong compositions every time. This will help you ensure vibrant, colorful, reliable results every time you visit your pastel painting work space.


You'll Love This Pastel Painting Video If:

  • You love visual video pastel painting demonstrations
  • You love working in pastel and you want to delve deeper into creating strong underpaintings
  • You want to learn top pastel painting techniques straight from expert artist Stephanie Birdsall



  • Four different approaches to pastel underpaintings complete with step by step instruction
  • How to do a value sketch, monochromatic, complementary and local color schemes to help composition, color choices and vibrancy
  • Tips for blending, layering and setting up a strong composition when painting with pastels


About the Author:

Stephanie Birdsall has been featured in many top art publications such as Southwest Art, Plein Air Magazine, and International Artist Magazine.