from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An artist who works in the medium of pastels.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An artist who uses pastels or colored crayons.
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I remember years ago taking a workshop with a famous pastelist and having him come to my easel, pick up a piece of charcoal and feather over the layers of pastel I had in place.
My greatest sorrow was that I had lost a magnificent portrait of my mother by Bassompierre Severin, a pastelist very much _à la mode_ under the Empire; an oil portrait of my father, and a very pretty pastel of my sister Jeanne.
She excelled also as a pastelist and etcher, and her drypoints and color prints are greatly admired.
Viewpoints Gallery presents the work of pastelist Terri Ford and her late father, oil painter Michael Dancer.
• Daniel Vaughan, a pastelist from Carrboro, displays large works of seascapes and mountains created from experiences while traveling to various places, including the Badlands National Park of South Dakota.
Richard Wilson is known as the "master pastelist" by peers.
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