The Pastel Journal

The Trouble With Green

When we think of the color green, most of us conjure up a natural landscape replete with green trees and meadows. For vacation, we often seek out green spaces as a retreat from our hectic steel-and-glass worlds. No wonder, then, that green usually is considered a color that evokes a sense of calm and peace. Green can symbolize the positive—life and vigor, youth and hope—but also the negative, as in inexperience, jealousy and even decay.

The Beauty of

Citiți o mostră, înregistrați-vă pentru a citi în continuare.

Mai multe de la The Pastel Journal

The Pastel Journal2 min citite
Unrivaled
A1916 encyclopedia entry on Thomas Anshutz (American; 1851–1912) noted, “Although a master of both oils and watercolors, he was unrivaled in pastel.” Anshutz came to the medium in mid-career, well after he was established as an oil painter and teache
The Pastel Journal6 min citite
JOURNEY to ABSTRACTION
She lets the energy of the music course through her body, moving and dancing in front of her blank canvas. She listens to favorites like Nina Simone or Aretha Franklin—strong voices with upbeat tempos. Only then does she begin projecting her energy o
The Pastel Journal3 min citite
Daniel E. Greene: In Memoriam
Daniel E. Greene, Pastel Society of America Master Pastelist and Hall of Fame Honoree, will be greatly missed by a fine-art community in which the artist was ever present. In a post on Artists Network, Pastel Journal’s Editor-in-Chief Anne Hevener wr