Painting on metal is quite an old process, used by oil painters for centuries. Pastel painters can also adapt to using metal substrates, and the results can be literally illuminating as the metal reflects light through layers of pigment! The rigidity of modern aluminum composite panels can be an advantage for the framing and preservation of pastel paintings. But it can be tricky to get the dry pastel medium to stick!

1-Day Alexia Rossoff Workshop