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Discover contemporary Pastel Drawings on Artmajeur

Contemporary pastel drawings are a vibrant and expressive form of artwork that have gained immense popularity in recent years. This medium involves using a range of soft and hard pastels on a variety of supports, such as paper, board, and canvas. The unique texture and blendability of pastels allows for a wide range of techniques, from layering and blending to creating bold, graphic lines.

Drawing,  105x80 cm
C'EST LA GERRE Drawing, 105x80 cm
©2023 Anne Malvy

Origins and History

Contemporary pastel drawings have a long and rich history that dates back to the 16th century. The origin of pastels can be traced back to the Italian Renaissance, where artists used powdered pigment to create their works. However, it was not until the 18th century that pastel drawings became popular in France, with artists such as Jean-Baptiste Perronneau and Maurice Quentin de La Tour creating stunning works.

Drawing,  100x70 cm
mantis Drawing, 100x70 cm
©2023 Mikiart

Evolutions of theses works in the contemporary art market

Contemporary pastel drawings have undergone a significant evolution in recent years, with artists experimenting with new techniques and pushing the boundaries of the medium. From hyper-realistic portraits to abstract compositions, pastels have become a versatile tool for artists to express themselves. The popularity of pastel drawings has also grown in the contemporary art market, with collectors and galleries recognizing the unique qualities of the medium. As a result, the demand for pastel Artworks has increased, leading to higher prices and greater exposure for artists. This evolution of pastel drawings has allowed for new voices to emerge in the art world and has expanded the possibilities for what can be achieved through this medium.

Drawing,  35.6x27.9 cm
The Woman Flies Before Her Pursuers Drawing, 35.6x27.9 cm
©2023 Edwin Loftus

Related Famous Artists

Contemporary Artists who specialize in pastel drawings are creating some of the most vibrant and expressive works of art today. These artists use a variety of styles and techniques to create stunning images that capture the beauty and complexity of the world around us.

One such artist is known for her detailed and realistic portraits of people and animals. Her use of pastels creates a soft and gentle effect, which perfectly captures the subtle nuances of her subjects. Another artist is known for his bold, abstract compositions that use pastels to create sweeping gestures and vivid colors that seem to dance across the page.

Other contemporary artists have been experimenting with new techniques and materials, pushing the boundaries of what is possible with pastel drawings. Some have been incorporating digital tools into their work, creating hybrid pieces that combine the tactile qualities of pastels with the precision of digital art.

Overall, contemporary pastel artists are a diverse and talented group, each with their own unique voice and vision. Whether they are creating realistic portraits, abstract compositions, or experimental hybrids, they are all united in their love of the medium and their commitment to pushing the boundaries of what is possible with pastel drawings.

Drawing,  65x50 cm
fusion 9 Drawing, 65x50 cm
©2023 Evelyne Cassan

Notable contemporary Pastel Drawings

"Untitled (Portrait of Ross in L.A.)" by Félix González-Torres, created in 1991, is a powerful pastel drawing that depicts the artist’s partner, Ross, who died from AIDS-related complications. The portrait showcases Ross’s smiling face and captures his vibrant personality, despite the illness that eventually claimed his life.

Another notable contemporary pastel drawing is "The Red Studio" by Henri Matisse, created in 1911. In this artwork, Matisse uses bold, vibrant colors to create a dynamic space that seems to come alive. The viewer is drawn into the artist’s workspace, surrounded by bright red walls and colorful creations.

"Portrait of Igor Stravinsky" by Pablo Picasso, created in 1920, is a striking pastel drawing that captures the essence of the famous composer. Picasso uses bold, angular lines and contrasting colors to create a portrait that is both dynamic and captivating.

Finally, "The Persistence of Memory" by Salvador Dalí, created in 1931, is a surreal pastel drawing that has become one of the most recognizable artworks of the 20th century. The painting features a series of melting clocks that seem to be suspended in a dreamlike landscape, challenging the viewer’s sense of reality and perception.

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Drawing titled "C'EST LA GERRE" by Anne Malvy, Original Artwork, Pastel
C'EST LA GERRE - Drawing, 105x80 cm ©2023 by Anne Malvy - Expressionism, expressionism-591, War, pastel sec, fusain, d'après nature, humain, guerre, homme, couleur, dessin, masque à gaz, révolver

Anne Malvy


Pastel on Paper | 105x80 cm

Drawing titled "fusion 9" by Evelyne Cassan, Original Artwork, Pastel
fusion 9 - Drawing, 65x50 cm ©2023 by Evelyne Cassan - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Nude

Evelyne Cassan

"fusion 9"

Pastel on Paper | 65x50 cm

Drawing titled "Près de la source" by Nathalie Picoulet, Original Artwork, Pastel Mounted on Cardboard
Près de la source - Drawing, 79x113 cm ©2023 by Nathalie Picoulet - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, pastel, drapé, nu feminin, hyper réaliste, french, maitre pastelliste, français

Nathalie Picoulet

"Près de la source"

Pastel on Cardboard | 79x113 cm

Drawing titled "Portrait of Philip" by Sergey Sovkov, Original Artwork, Pastel
Portrait of Philip - Drawing, 59x42 cm ©2023 by Sergey Sovkov -

Sergey Sovkov

"Portrait of Philip"

Pastel on Cardboard | 59x42 cm

Drawing titled "From within" by Julia Suptel, Original Artwork, Pastel
From within - Drawing, 30x22.6 cm ©2020 by Julia Suptel - Impressionism, impressionism-603, Flower, lotus, floral, pink, spiritual, consciousness, light, bright, green, pastel, texture, ukraine, framed, affordable

Julia Suptel

"From within"

Pastel on Paper | 30x22.6 cm

Drawing titled "guerra" by Stefano Galli, Original Artwork, Pastel
guerra - Drawing, 31x41 cm ©2023 by Stefano Galli - Conceptual Art, conceptual-art-579, War

Stefano Galli


Pastel on Paper | 31x41 cm

Drawing titled "SELFNESS" by Natalya Pravda, Original Artwork, Pastel
SELFNESS - Drawing, 55x37 cm ©2022 by Natalya Pravda - Figurative, figurative-594, Female nudes, woman, nude, realism, erotic, sexy, naked, naked female, breasts, naked woman

Natalya Pravda


Pastel on Paper | 55x37 cm

Drawing titled "Kingfisher portrait" by Irene_art, Original Artwork, Pastel
Kingfisher portrait - Drawing, 32x25 cm ©2024 by Irene_art - Hyperrealism, hyperrealism-612, Bird, #birds, #oiseau, #kingfisher, #portrait pastel, #kingfisher portrait, #fauna, #wild life, #nice birds, #originalart, #pastel drawing, #for home decor, #gift ideas, #original pastel, #pájaros


"Kingfisher portrait"

Pastel on Paper | 32x25 cm

Drawing titled "Saint Philippe" by Odiphate Badila, Original Artwork, Pastel
Saint Philippe - Drawing, 65x50 cm ©2018 by Odiphate Badila - Figurative, figurative-594

Odiphate Badila

"Saint Philippe"

Pastel on Paper | 65x50 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Butterbur" by Cyprian Hołownia, Original Artwork, Pastel
Butterbur - Drawing, 100x70 cm ©2023 by Cyprian Hołownia - Classicism, classicism-933, Flower, flower, kwiat, lapiężnik, butterbur, plaża, piękno, pastel, rysunek, drawing

Cyprian Hołownia


Pastel on Paper | 100x70 cm

Drawing titled "Lavandières" by Anne Degremont, Original Artwork, Pastel
Lavandières - Drawing, 40x30 cm ©2023 by Anne Degremont - Impressionism, impressionism-603, Countryside, lavande, paysage, campagne

Anne Degremont


Pastel on Paper | 40x30 cm

Drawing titled "Балерина" by Vladimir Remizov, Original Artwork, Pastel
Балерина - Drawing, 29x42 cm ©2023 by Vladimir Remizov - Figurative, figurative-594, Dance

Vladimir Remizov


Pastel on Paper | 29x42 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "mantis" by Mikiart, Original Artwork, Pastel
mantis - Drawing, 100x70 cm ©2023 by Mikiart - Illustration, illustration-600, Female nudes, live



Pastel on Paper | 100x70 cm

On Request Prints from HK$1,044.11
Drawing titled "Fêlures II" by Valérie Fistarol, Original Artwork, Pastel
Fêlures II - Drawing, 35x25 cm ©2023 by Valérie Fistarol - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, dorure, fêlures, pastel, femme, statue, femme de dos, bleu, or

Valérie Fistarol

"Fêlures II"

Pastel on Paper | 35x25 cm

Drawing titled "Casa Grande" by Al Freno, Original Artwork, Pastel
Casa Grande - Drawing, 70x100 cm ©2023 by Al Freno - Figurative, figurative-594, Flower, agave, pastel, plante, desert, arizona

Al Freno

"Casa Grande"

Pastel on Paper | 70x100 cm

Drawing titled "Sad story..." by Boytsov, Original Artwork, Pastel
Sad story... - Drawing, 50x50 cm ©2023 by Boytsov - Figurative, figurative-594, Everyday Life, station, platform, train, trip, suitcase, woman


"Sad story..."

Pastel on Paper | 50x50 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Sensuelle aux colla…" by Verssan, Original Artwork, Pastel
Sensuelle aux collants résille - Drawing, 29.7x21 cm ©2022 by Verssan - Hyperrealism, hyperrealism-612, Female nudes, femme nue, collants résille, croquis érotique, dessin de nu féminin


"Sensuelle aux collants résille"

Pastel on Paper | 29.7x21 cm

Drawing titled "croquis 9" by Constant Fenec, Original Artwork, Pastel
croquis 9 - Drawing, 42x63.5 cm ©2022 by Constant Fenec - Figurative, figurative-594, Female nudes

Constant Fenec

"croquis 9"

Pastel on Paper | 42x63.5 cm

Drawing titled "Przenikliwość..." by Barbara Kosz, Original Artwork, Pastel
Przenikliwość... - Drawing, 44.5x32.5 cm ©2021 by Barbara Kosz - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Men portraits, psychika, psychologia, grafik, mężczyzna, portret, zaduma, refleksja

Barbara Kosz


Pastel on Paper | 44.5x32.5 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Coïncidence" by Chantal Proulx, Original Artwork, Pastel
Coïncidence - Drawing, 67x47 cm ©2023 by Chantal Proulx - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Abstract, expressive, gestuelle, couleurs neutres, automatisme, contemporain, énergie, intuitive, abstraite, terre

Chantal Proulx


Pastel on Paper | 67x47 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "GOVERNMENT SPACE TR…" by Jonathan Wain, Original Artwork, Pastel
GOVERNMENT SPACE TRAVEL - Drawing, 42x59 cm ©2023 by Jonathan Wain - Abstract, abstract-570, Graffiti, horse head, nasa, basquiat, basquiat x warhol, banksy, picasso

Jonathan Wain


Pastel on Paper | 42x59 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "BLUE DAY" by Luc Pierre, Original Artwork, Pastel
BLUE DAY - Drawing, 30x40 cm ©2023 by Luc Pierre - Abstract, abstract-570, Abstract, abstract, abstrait, pastel, oilpastel, drawing, handdraw, dessin, papier, paper, color, couleur

Luc Pierre


Pastel on Paper | 30x40 cm

Drawing titled "Ethereal Roots" by Narcissuz, Original Artwork, Pastel
Ethereal Roots - Drawing, 21x18 cm ©2023 by Narcissuz - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Nature, Abstract Expressionism, Surreal Patterns, Organic Motifs, Ethereal Art, Nature-Inspired, Subconscious Exploration, Psychedelic Forms, Textured Layers


"Ethereal Roots"

Pastel on Paper | 21x18 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "IL COSTUME DI SCENA" by Laura Muolo, Original Artwork, Pastel
IL COSTUME DI SCENA - Drawing, 70x50 cm ©2023 by Laura Muolo - Figurative, figurative-594, Still life, VESTITO, Costume, pastello, disegno, verde

Laura Muolo


Pastel on Cardboard | 70x50 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "The Woman Flies Bef…" by Edwin Loftus, Original Artwork, Pastel
The Woman Flies Before Her Pursuers - Drawing, 35.6x27.9 cm ©2023 by Edwin Loftus - Figurative, figurative-594, Love, mating, females, dilemmas, instincts, life, nature

Edwin Loftus

"The Woman Flies Before Her Pursuers"

Pastel on Cardboard | 35.6x27.9 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "**" by Natasha Kiryushkina, Original Artwork, Pastel
** - Drawing, 49x39 cm ©2020 by Natasha Kiryushkina - Impressionism, impressionism-603, City, oil pastel, pastel, town, painting, Painting

Natasha Kiryushkina


Pastel on Paper | 49x39 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Akt, Zeichnung,Frau…" by Sergej Luzewitsch, Original Artwork, Pastel
Akt, Zeichnung,Frau, Pastel - Drawing, 60x42 cm ©2023 by Sergej Luzewitsch - Nude, Akt, Pastel

Sergej Luzewitsch

"Akt, Zeichnung,Frau, Pastel"

Pastel on Paper | 60x42 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "Cozy winter room" by Oksana Muzyka, Original Artwork, Pastel
Cozy winter room - Drawing, 30x21 cm ©2023 by Oksana Muzyka - Impressionism, impressionism-603, Fairytale, winter, snow, cozy room, lamp, light

Oksana Muzyka

"Cozy winter room"

Pastel on Paper | 30x21 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "un gratte ciel newy…" by Michel Colin, Original Artwork, Pastel
un gratte ciel newyorkais - Drawing, 60x50 cm ©2015 by Michel Colin - Impressionism, impressionism-603, Colorful

Michel Colin

"un gratte ciel newyorkais"

Pastel on Paper | 60x50 cm

Drawing titled "inter-directional" by Haolin Zou, Original Artwork, Pastel
inter-directional - Drawing, 17.5x13.5 cm ©2022 by Haolin Zou - Abstract, abstract-570, Geometric

Haolin Zou


Pastel on Canvas | 17.5x13.5 cm

Drawing titled "African woman" by Inna Medvedeva, Original Artwork, Pastel
African woman - Drawing, 55x50 cm ©2023 by Inna Medvedeva - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, african woman, black woman, female portrait, afro, very peri, turquoise, graphic, pastel drawing, black female portrait

Inna Medvedeva

"African woman"

Pastel on Paper | 55x50 cm

Drawing titled "Miroir n°13" by Gwendoline Rousvoal, Original Artwork, Pastel
Miroir n°13 - Drawing, 54x76 cm ©2023 by Gwendoline Rousvoal -

Gwendoline Rousvoal

"Miroir n°13"

Pastel on Paper | 54x76 cm

Drawing titled "Jeune moine" by Elena Lorthiois, Original Artwork, Pastel
Jeune moine - Drawing, 50x65 cm ©2018 by Elena Lorthiois - Figurative, figurative-594, Portrait, rouge, sourire

Elena Lorthiois

"Jeune moine"

Pastel on Paper | 50x65 cm

Drawing titled "Trio Äpfel" by Antonio Visciano, Original Artwork, Pastel Mounted on Wood Panel
Trio Äpfel - Drawing, 30x40 cm ©2023 by Antonio Visciano - Figurative, figurative-594, Still life

Antonio Visciano

"Trio Äpfel"

Pastel on Wood | 30x40 cm

On Request
Drawing titled "Frustration. Day 99." by Pavel Kuragin, Original Artwork, Pastel
Frustration. Day 99. - Drawing, 29.7x21 cm ©2023 by Pavel Kuragin - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Women Portraits

Pavel Kuragin

"Frustration. Day 99."

Pastel on Paper | 29.7x21 cm

Prints available
Drawing titled "africaine blanche" by Cathy, Original Artwork, Pastel
africaine blanche - Drawing, 60x40 cm ©2022 by Cathy - Portrait


"africaine blanche"

Pastel on Paper | 60x40 cm



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