Colourful Chronicles

Delve into our vast collection of guest blogs, and read about the intriguing methods that artists apply, while using Unison Colour pastels.

The Plan is Subject to Change

I am a planner (and not ashamed to admit it).  While I may spend time sketching for fun, when beginning a new painting, I always have a plan.

Using Texture in the Support for your Pastel Art

A few months ago, I prepared some acid-free mount boards with a mixture of gesso marble dust and a small amount of water. I painted it on, purposely leaving painterly marks with the brush.

A Pink Letter Day!

So, like many other artists, I do get some scam emails, purporting to be interested buyers from overseas. It is a common problem. These scams are very clever and we need to be very alert to the issue.

Summer Giveaway

This month we’re giving away 15 boxes of pastels in a free prize draw – 5 x 18 sets and 10 x 8 sets. For

Sketch pads, Pause Buttons & Pastel Dust

How many times however do we see something and regret that we didn’t bring paper and pencil with us. Not all of us can be like Toulouse Lautrec who could doodle on the menu card at the Folies Bergere.

Out with the old and in with the new!

How many of you have had a soft pastel painting/s, which are framed and possibly have been in an exhibition and / or galleries over a period yet are returned unsold?

Free Live Workshop with Robert Dutton

Unison Colour have joined up with Shop Keep Arty and are sponsoring a FREE Live workshop with one of our Associate Artist’s Robert Dutton! Robert

Plein Air to Pastel Painting

As a pastel artist who loves to paint landscapes, sketching in my local nature reserve in North London is at the heart of my practice.

Happy Accidents?

Several years ago, 2012 to be precise, my pastel painting took a side road off the path I had been following for a long time.

COVID 19 INFO

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