Lending library

One of the benefits of PSME membership is your eligibility to borrow books and DVDs from the PSME Lending Library. [See the LIST BELOW] In order to access lending privileges, your membership must be current and you must pay a one-time registration fee of $10.00 and fill out and return the LENDING LIBRARY REQUEST FORM.

PSME is responsible for sending you the requested materials with the understanding that the borrower is responsible for paying the return postage and will return the items in a timely manner. For more information, contact Kate Bergquist, PSME Librarian, by completing the inquiry form at CONTACT PSME.



Barron’s All About Techniques In Pastel

Barron’s The Pastel Artist’s Handbook

Beil, Steven American Gothic

Blovits, Larry Pastels For The Serious Beginner

Brown, Claire Waite The Pastel Artist's Bible

Carlson, John Carlson’s Guide to Landscape Painting

Casals, Josep Pastel Techniques

Cortina Famous Artists Library How To Draw The Human Figure

Craze, Sophia Mary Cassatt

Creevy, Bill The Pastel Book: Materials And Techniques For Today’s Artist

Cuthbert, David The Pastel Painters Solution Book

DK Art School An Introduction to Pastels

Gill, Martha Color Harmony

Hale, Beverly and Terrance Coyle Anatomy Lessons From The Great Masters

Handell, Albert and West, Anita Louise Painting The Landscape In Pastel (2 copies)

Hardy, Paul Landscapes In Pastel

Harrison, Hazel Pastel School (2 copies)

Haywood-Sullivan, Liz Painting Brilliant Skies & Water In Pastel

Heywood, Anne Pastel Made Easy (2 copies)

Kahn, Wolf Wolf Kahn Pastels

Katchen, Carole Express Yourself! With Pastel

Leach, Mark Raw Colour With Pastels

Leslie, Kenneth Oil Pastel, Materials And Techniques

Martin, Judy The Encyclopedia Of Pastel Techniques

McDaniels, Richard On Location: Plein Air Painting in Pastel (2 copies)

McDaniels, Richard Landscape A Guide To Drawing & Painting

McKinley, Richard Pastel Pointers: Top Secrets For Beautiful Pastel Paintings

Mowry, Elizabeth Nature Landscape Meditations

Mowry, Elizabeth The Pastelist’s Year (2 copies)

Mowry, Elizabeth The Poetic Landscape

Mowry, Elizabeth Paint The Changing Seasons In Pastel

Sarback, Susan Capturing Radiant Light And Color In Oils And Soft Pastels

Springs, Justins Wolf Kahn Landscapes In Pastel

Pastel Society Of America The Best Of Pastel 2

Pastel Society Of Canada The Best Of Canadian Pastels

Pratt , Flavell & Monato, Janet The Best Of Pastel

Price, Maggie Painting With Pastels: Easy Techniques To Master The Medium

Rohm, Bob The Painterly Approach: An Artist’s Guide To Seeing, Painting And Expressing

Schaffer, S. Allyn The Big Book Of Painting Nature In Pastel

Tomkins, Calvin Lives Of The Artists



Biolchini, Greg Plein Air With Pastel (2 copies)

Christopher, Tom Value, Color & Texture in the Landscape

Dawson, Doug Plein Air Pastel Painting

Handell, Albert In The Cedar Grove At Point Lobos (2 copies)

Haywood-Sullivan, Liz Landscape Painting In Pastel Plein Air

Haywood-Sullivan, Liz Landscape Painting In Pastel Snow

Haywood-Sullivan, Liz Landscape Painting In Pastel Surface Color & Texture

McKinley, Richard Three Stages For Successful Pastel Painting

Picard, Alain Capturing Light & Form Still Life In Pastel

Picard, Alain Painting Skin Tones In Pastel

Price, Maggie Capturing The Value Of Sunlight & Shadow

Rohm, Robert Autumn Flow

Stewart, Debora Abstract Art For The Absolute Beginner

Templeton, Anne Abstracting the Landscape


Evens, Margaret Discovering The Landscape in Pastel

Evens, Margaret Flowers In Pastels

Evans, Margaret The Pastel Landscape Course, Part 2 Capturing Atmosphere With Pastel

Greene, Daniel Pastel Portrait, Jim

Greene, Gary Artist Guide To Reference Photography

Hardy, Paul Pastel Landscapes, Starting To Draw & Paint With Pastels

Nearing, Helen Nearing-Conscious Living/Conscious Dying

Price, Gail Drawing With Pastels