Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This educational video teaches young people the basics of painting with pastels. Talented artists and teachers present the fundamentals involved in mastering the pastels, which have their own unique properties. Applying the pastels to paper, children try out the techniques with interesting and creative results. They also study works by pastel masters, such as Degas, whose luminous pastels of dancers have provided a source of beauty and inspiration for art lovers and aspiring artists alike.