April 2020

Virtual Sample of the Regional Pastel Show

By Paige Roehrig on April 18, 2020

The history of pastels can be traced back to the Renaissance, orignating in Northern Italy during the 16th century. It quickly became a favorite of the masters, including Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. In the late 1860’s, Edgar Degas started to use it – who is generally recognized as having transformed pastel from a sketching tool into a core […]