Painting in Pastels (Paperback)

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For both beginners and more experienced artists, a guide to the full scope of pastel use with particular emphasis on capturing light, color, and texture With sections on painting landscapes, coastal scenery, interiors, still life, figures, and portraits, this practical book guides artists through the full possibilities of painting in pastels. Pastels are an extremely versatile and immediate medium, and these characteristics can lead to bold, exciting, and impromptu paintings. However, their responsive, flexible nature can also be used to create subtle, gentle color with little or no texture. With step-by-step instructions in a wide range of subject matter, this guide will be inspiring and invaluable for beginners and experienced artists.

About the Author

Robert Brindley, RSMA, is the author of Painting Boats and Coastal Scenery.

Praise For…

"Splendid. . . . Above all, the book is rich in illustrations, all of an excellent standard. The text throughout is helpful and down-to-earth."  —Leisure Painter on Painting Boats and Coastal Scenery

Product Details
ISBN: 9781847971982
ISBN-10: 1847971989
Publisher: The Crowood Press
Publication Date: May 1st, 2011
Pages: 160
Language: English