Portraits pastel

Explore the beauty of pastel portraits and create a soft and dreamy look. Discover top ideas to capture the essence of your subjects with pastel colors and techniques.
Exhibition Art, Pastel, Portrait, Portraits, Pastel Drawing, Pastel Pencils, Soft Pastel Art, Pastel Portraits, Portrait Art

I made this Pastel portrait, step by step, a few months ago. It is the third portrait commission I get from this family. This time my model was a beautiful young girl dressed in ‘faralaes’, something very characteristic of southern Spain. I only had at my disposition low-quality photos, taken from afar and with a […]

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Chris
Portraits, Art, Pastel, Portrait, Soft Pastels Drawing, Pastel Pencils, Pastel Drawing, Soft Pastel Art, Soft Pastels

This is a step by step Pastel portrait painting of a young boy with his favorite hat. I took several pictures of him inside doors, playing with the lights and the shadows, inspired by his strong personality. I choose an image where his pure and innocent look observed me intensively. I felt it could be […]

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Teresa Serrano Martinez
A new pastel portrait. The process step by step Painting & Drawing, Portrait, Portraits, Art, Pastel, Child Portrait Painting, Painting Process, Oil Pastel Landscape, Oil Pastel

I made this portrait a few weeks ago. It was a request from a very special and charming woman, who is in love with her little granddaughter. The photos were “homemade” with a sidelight coming from the window. Sometimes it happens! We capture something special with the lens of our camera and this is what […]

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Carol Hackman