Playing with Pastels: Crowd Pleaser: Fearful of adding people to your painting? "Runnin' with the Crowd", pastel, 6x6" I had always felt intimidated about adding figures to my paintings. But in Tony Allain's workshop this summer I learned some easy tips to make it look easy.
Reasons to add figures to your paintings...
When you add people to your landscape paintings you give the piece more of a sense of proportion
People add to the "story" and emotion of the painting