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First day of spring arrives. Here's what you need to know about spring equinox

FIRST DAY OF SPRING ARRIVES. HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SPRING EQUINOX

The season of flower blossoms, pastel colors, playoff basketball and Easter egg hunting is upon us.

Atmos x GUESS Release Pastel-Packed OG Logo Capsule Collection

ATMOS X GUESS RELEASE PASTEL-PACKED OG LOGO CAPSULE COLLECTION

Atmos and GUESS have teamed up for a Spring/Summer 2019 capsule collection, cementing the duo's friendship in recreating middle-America-meets-streetwear...

 
 
 
The 4 Signs That Will Feel Wednesday's Super Worm Moon the Most

THE 4 SIGNS THAT WILL FEEL WEDNESDAY'S SUPER WORM MOON THE MOST

As winter recedes and spring rolls in-aka, as everything at Target becomes aggressively pastel and bunny-themed-our mental processes...

Over 1,400 Hand-Painted and Drawn Frames Create a Maze of Emotion in a New Music Video for Mitski

OVER 1,400 HAND-PAINTED AND DRAWN FRAMES CREATE A MAZE OF EMOTION IN A NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR MITSKI

For the recent music video for American singer Mitski , designers and animators Saad Moosajee and Danaé Gosset teamed up with creative...

 
 
 
Pass the Pastels: Francisco Henriques, Race Imboden + More Model Spring Style for Macy's

PASS THE PASTELS: FRANCISCO HENRIQUES, RACE IMBODEN + MORE MODEL SPRING STYLE FOR MACY'S

Macy's Spring 2019 Pastel Fashion Edit Macy's delivers another chapter on spring style with pastels for its latest outing. The retailer...

Signe's pastel portrait. by Kim Blair

SIGNE'S PASTEL PORTRAIT. BY KIM BLAIR

Signe (14"x11" pastel on gessoed 300 lb. w.c. paper) Besides being another fabulous Fluevogologist from Fluevog Shoes , here in Edmonton,...

 
 
 
15 of the Prettiest and Pristine Pastel Nail Colors to Start Test-Driving for Spring

15 OF THE PRETTIEST AND PRISTINE PASTEL NAIL COLORS TO START TEST-DRIVING FOR SPRING

Experts forecasted bold colors would be the polish du jour for 2019 and as far as I'm concerned, that includes pastels. Admittedly,...

Making Use of Implied Detail

MAKING USE OF IMPLIED DETAIL

'Back to the Marsh' 14x18 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $195 I decided to put them in at the very end of the painting. I didn't...

 
 
 
A Soft Kiss

A SOFT KISS

"A Soft Kiss" $425 framed Painting 3 of my 21-in-31 of March. (See Friday's " Lady Coco " post to read about my personal challenge...

How to Paint a Bumblebee

HOW TO PAINT A BUMBLEBEE

'Just Add Bees' 16x20 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $250 I love putting bumblebees into my wildflower paintings. It gives them life...

 
 
 
Marco Island Three Day Workshop

MARCO ISLAND THREE DAY WORKSHOP

Once again I will be teaching watercolor and pastel on magnificent Marco Island! Beginning this Friday, March 8, we will explore how...

VEILED - pastel + gold leaf portrait by Susan Roden

VEILED - PASTEL + GOLD LEAF PORTRAIT BY SUSAN RODEN

VEILEDpastel + gold leaf I'm quiet once again in my corner over here, but have been working away. Above, VEILED, is one of my current...

 
 
 
Sarah's pastel portrait.by Kim Blair

SARAH'S PASTEL PORTRAIT.BY KIM BLAIR

Sarah(14"x11" pastel on gessoed 300 lb. w.c. paper) One of my favourite shoe stores in Edmonton is ' Fluevog Shoes ', in the heart...

Thoughts Behind the Finishing Touches of a Painting

THOUGHTS BEHIND THE FINISHING TOUCHES OF A PAINTING

'Summer Profusion' 12x16 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $195 I used to stop too soon. Only I didn't know it. I thought I was finished....

 
 
 
An Ikea Hack for Displaying Pastel Paintings

AN IKEA HACK FOR DISPLAYING PASTEL PAINTINGS

'Reach to the Sun' 8x6 pastel ©Karen Margulis What do you do with all of your unfinished paintings? I have a multi step approach to...

Peanut Butter Oat Easter Cookies

PEANUT BUTTER OAT EASTER COOKIES

These gluten-free and flourless Easter Cookies are a perfect Easter-themed treat packed with pastel M&Ms and delicious Cadbury Mini...

 
 
 
Sketches at the Geumsunsa

SKETCHES AT THE GEUMSUNSA

Sketch in the process of ancestral rite, brushpen, pastels, A 4 right side of the praying room, charcoal, A 4 outdoor scene of two...

The Fashion Crowd Was All About Slime Green on Day 2 of Milan Fashion Week

THE FASHION CROWD WAS ALL ABOUT SLIME GREEN ON DAY 2 OF MILAN FASHION WEEK

Slime green is still the cool color du jour, according to showgoers at Milan Fashion Week. From an eye-catching neon to an equally...

 
 
 
34 Pastel Bridesmaid Dresses Perfect for Warm-Weather Weddings

34 PASTEL BRIDESMAID DRESSES PERFECT FOR WARM-WEATHER WEDDINGS

Though there is no single resounding bridal color palette, one set of shades tends to endure: pastels. It never seems to matter what...

Sketches at IKEA Goyang

SKETCHES AT IKEA GOYANG

Sepia conte, pen, pencil, pastels, charcoal,watercolor, A 4 Seoul Urban Sketchers met at IKEA Goyang yesterday. Though it was still...