The pastel medium is a natural for landscape painting. The effect is very close to oil painting–strong, bright colors–with less mess and bother. I like to underpaint with dark contrasting hues and slowly build depth with layers and layers of unblended pigment.
Click the cropped images below to view full, enlarged versions of each painting as well as a slideshow of all pastel Landscapes. Please contact me if you are interested in any of these pastels.