Pastel Drawings For Sale

Discover pastel drawings for sale online today. Showcasing art from some of the most exciting artists working with the pastel medium today, our collection is ever-evolving with unique pieces. Browse today to find the pastel drawing for you, with a variety of styles and subjects available. Start exploring our nude, landscapes and portrait pastel drawings.

About the artists

Trespassing for Art II (2017) by Claire Cansick is magnetic in both colour and composition. Through the medium of pastel Cansick delivers a deliciously vibrant and emotional work, where pine green treetops crash against a volcanic forest floor. In particular, we love how large and looming the trees feel to an audience placed in a low perspective.

For Richard Storey pastel is the perfect medium for capturing the multiplicity of the human form. There is a clear classical inspiration present in Storey’s work, combined with a strong contemporary eye. Photo-realistic depictions of the naked body are overlaid and fused together; four different poses of four different people become one, with only a burst of colour to help decode the image. We love the way Storey’s pastel drawings showcase movement and communication.

Pastels are crayons made from pure powdered pigment and a binding agent. Pastels were initially only black, white and red, and were first used by the Renaissance masters Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo for sketching. Today, there are over 1,200 different pastel colours available on the market. Loved for their incredible blendability and vibrant colour, pastel drawings exploded onto the scene in the 18th century and were used primarily for portraiture. During the 19th century, the medium was adopted by Monet, Gaugin and Edgar Degas, who famously used pastels to capture the majesty of his dancers.

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    Feuilles mousses by Bernard Marie Collet

    Feuilles mousses

    Drawings - 27x27 cm
    Vanitas by Andrés Felipe Castaño

    Vanitas

    Drawings - 65x45 cm
    Dessin 107 by Walter Ciandrini

    Dessin 107

    Drawings - 49x39 cm
    Manifest by Richard Storey

    Manifest

    Drawings - 78x59 cmRent for $76 /mo
    Elya by Nicolas Neyman

    Elya

    Drawings - 70x50 cm
    Café aux Folies by Kate McCrickard

    Café aux Folies

    Drawings - 80x120 cm

    Summer wheat fields

    Drawings - 35x50 cm

    Dessin 81

    Drawings - 57x40 cm

    Heather Brash

    Drawings - 29x40 cm

    Vlada

    Drawings - 70x100 cm

    Dessin 128

    Drawings - 60x40 cm

    Travels revisited #3

    Drawings - 76x56 cm

    Self Portrait 67

    Drawings - 56x46 cmRent for $195 /mo

    Dessin 83

    Drawings - 60x40 cm

    Roarie

    Drawings - 70x50 cm

    Sofia

    Drawings - 100x70 cm

    If You Forget Me

    Drawings - 29x21 cmRent for $46 /mo

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