Finally Teaching Videos Available!
Masterclass – Pastel Rose Bloom
- uses underpainting to intensify a dark background
- sculpts the form of a multicoloured bloom
- deals with shadows and patterns
Reference image and colour swatch available on request with purchase. Priced at only $US40
Masterclass – Pastel Quince Blossoms
- achieve the ethereal quality of the quince blooms
- sculpt the form of a basically white flower
- deal with shadows on white
It’s nearly 5 hours of High Definition and High Impact teaching in two parts. Priced at only $US50
Masterclass – Pastel Protea
In this masterclass video I show how to breathe life and dimensionality into my subjects – in this case a beautiful protea bloom.
Masterclass – What Every Artist Needs to Know
Get wings for flight by understanding the technical building blocks of painting.
Understanding the four fundamentals unlocks the confusing array of information that lies before the artist. By acknowledging the relationships of line, value, colour and edge you’ll be able to infuse your work with personality of stroke and life experience. This in turn gives freedom for the artistic vision.
55 minutes of HD Video. Priced at $US15
Masterclass – Still Life with Glass
In this masterclass learn how Lyn breathes life and dimensionality into her subject – in this case a still life utilising glass objects. You’ll see exactly how she creates the translucency and reflections in glass to make her pastel sing!
More to come soon…
Colour in Your Life Episode
Lyn’s very popular Colour in Your Life episode. Lyn discusses many aspects of her painting and demonstrates by painting a pastel rose. Including how to do believable dew drops.
Pastels – Frequently Asked Questions
Debunking pastel myths, thoughts on frame choices and more…
Pastels – My “Tools of the Trade”
Showing and discussing pastels and papers I use, and why I choose them… (And no, this is not a paid advertisement) Apologies for the misleading title in the video. I’m trying to get it corrected.
George – Pastel Portrait Demonstration (with time lapse)
George is a great subject to paint. This demonstration includes key points in portraiture, with timelapse interspersed to speed up the narrative
Pastel Seascape Demonstration – Condensed Version
Lyn introduces her subject in full, discussing the compositional changes she makes from her reference material. Then watch the 46 minutes of painting condensed by timelapse.
Pastel Seascape Demonstration – Full Version
Watch Lyn produce the seascape in full – with Lyn explaining her techniques and compositional decisions as she paints.
“The Best Advice I’ve Been Given”
As part of her Guest blog entry on Gail Sibley’s great site How to Pastel, Here’s Lyn discussing the best advice she has received on pastelling. The full blog entry is here:Lyn Diefenbach Guest Blog Entry
My en Plein Air Setup 1) Pastel 2) Pen and Wash
First created for the group I’m taking to Greece in May 2018. But available for all…