"Mackerel Sky…the WOW Factor"

Sky 1 Swatch only.jpg
Sky 1 Swatch only.jpg

"Mackerel Sky…the WOW Factor"


by award winning Australian artist, Lyn Diefenbach. 

Lyn shows you her secrets for a successful painting in pastel. 

Her suggested supply list is HERE. Feel free to use pastels you already have, or purchase colors you don't have anywhere you like. 

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  • about three of Lyn's favorite surfaces
  • a description of her en plein air pastel assortment
  • detail about her block-in method
  • developing the sky
  • about her tools
  • how to manage the mid-ground
  • how to adapt the foreground to support the focal point

Class contains:

  • 14 segments, video clips, assignments, and stills
  • over an hour in length, WITHOUT painting
  • several assignments and bonus lectures
  • the content will increase as students participate