Throughout October, we asked four artists who specialise in drawing and illustration to try our drawing materials in their practice. Sarah Dyer, Jessie Pitt, Emma Carlisle and Michael ...On 30 October 2020 / By Clare McNamara
Shortlisted earlier this year for the Jackson’s Open Painting Prize 2019, Claire Cansick’s painting ‘Backwater Dream’ transports you to the balmy, tranquil environs of Kerala, ambling slowly down ...On 5 August 2019 / By Lisa Takahashi
We were intrigued when reading Thomas Friedman’s review of Sennelier Oil Pastels on jacksonsart.com about his techniques using pastels, so we asked him if he’d like to explain ...On 6 June 2019 / By Tegen Hager-Suart
Soft pastels are a great medium for portraying light. British artist Les Darlow is a master of landscapes in pastel. He takes us through his process of painting ...On 31 January 2019 / By Julie Caves
At Jackson’s we were really excited when Unison told us about their new dark soft pastels, very kindly associate artist Robert Dutton got in contact with us to ...On 21 December 2018 / By Tegen Hager-Suart
Teresa Allen, a pastel artist specialising in landscapes and seascapes, regularly uses Art Spectrum Colourifx paper and Colourifx primer. But she had not tried the Art Spectrum Soft ...On 24 February 2017 / By Julie Caves
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