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Beginning Pastel

Beginning Pastel

Tips and Techniques for Learning to Paint in Pastel

  • Author: Paul Pigram
  • Publisher: Walter Foster
  • ISBN: 1633221946
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 128
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Beginning Pastel is the perfect resource for artists just getting started in this colorful medium. Beginning Pastel guides beginning artists through an exploration of pastel techniques and step-by-step projects for a comprehensive and approachable overview of this colorful medium. From choosing the right paper, pastels, and colors to basic techniques such as blending, gradating, and masking, Beginning Pastel is the perfect resource for artists just getting started in pastel. Starting with a blank canvas, each stroke and technique is clearly explained and beautifully illustrated, allowing readers to master key concepts and then put them into practice through simple step-by-step exercises. Often considered an advanced medium, Beginning Pastel makes drawing in pastel accessible and achievable for artists of all skill levels.

Painting in Pastels

Painting in Pastels

  • Author: Robert Brindley
  • Publisher: Crowood
  • ISBN: 1785000586
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 160
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Pastels are an extremely versatile and immediate medium. These characteristics can lead to bold, exciting and impromptu paintings, however, their responsive, flexible nature can also be used to create subtle, gentle colour with little or no texture. This practical book will guide you through the full scope of painting in pastels and explain particularly how they can be used to capture light, colour and texture. With step-by-step instructions in a wide range of subject matter, Painting in Pastels will be invaluable for beginners and experienced artists alike. In it, the techniques are demonstrated and explained; advice is given on subject selection and composition; emphasis is placed on light, tone and colour; and there are sections on painting landscapes, coastal scenery, interiors, still life, figures and portraits. Superbly illustrated with 274 colour illustrations.

Pastel Painting Step-By-Step

Pastel Painting Step-By-Step

  • Author: Margaret Evans
  • Publisher: Search Press(UK)
  • ISBN: 9781782217831
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 160
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This is a practical and comprehensive guide for all soft pastel painting enthusiasts, from the beginner to the experienced artist. Starting with advice on materials, it moves on to pastel basics such as blending, adding tone and using a limited palette, then there is a section on landscape painting featuring advice on composition and painting trees and water, then capturing light in pastels, with tips on colour mixing, and finally there is a section of flower painting, with additional information on adding water to pastels. Throughout, the art of painting in pastels is taught through beautiful, easy to follow step by step projects, with a total of 13 included, and each section is accompanied by a selection of inspirational paintings by the three featured artists, in a rich variety of styles. Uses material from the following titles in the Step-by-Step Leisure Arts series: Painting with Pastels by Peter Coombs Landscapes in Pastel by Paul Hardy Flowers in Pastel by Margaret Evans Light in Pastel by Paul Hardy

Painting with Pastels

Painting with Pastels

Easy Techniques to Master the Medium

  • Author: Maggie Price
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1440317437
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 128
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Come enjoy the art of pastel painting with beloved workshop instructor Maggie Price. In this step-by-step guide, she teaches you everything you need to know to make the most of this accessible art form. From selecting the right materials to learning the fundamentals of composition, Maggie starts with the basics and progresses to 21 complete pastel demonstrations that detail specific painting techniques and effects. You'll learn how to: • Create depth and movement with color • Paint using a range of strokes • Blend colors to create luminous skies, reflections and more • Underpaint to achieve brilliant light and deep shadows • Mix pastels with watercolor and gouache to create fluid effects • Create new compositions from photographs In addition to step-by-step guidance, you'll be inspired by the work of ten nationally renowned pastel artists. Their contributions to this book illustrate the limitless possibilities of pastel painting and offer additional insight for working with this versatile medium. Maggie also includes dozens of helpful sidebars to help you save time, avoid mistakes and work more efficiently. With its blend of visual instruction, thorough guidance and breathtaking artwork, this is the only guide you need to experience the joy and satisfaction of painting with pastels.

The Art of Painting in Pastel

The Art of Painting in Pastel

  • Author: Leonard Richmond,J. Littlejohns
  • Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
  • ISBN: 0486814211
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 128
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This vintage guide for intermediate-level artists offers timeless tips on creating still lifes, landscapes, and portraits. Unlike most other guides of its era, it is illustrated throughout with dozens of color examples.

Painting with Pastels

Painting with Pastels

  • Author: Jenny Keal
  • Publisher: Search PressLtd
  • ISBN: 9781844485901
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 96
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Introduces the materials, principles, techniques, and methods of painting with pastels and includes five step-by-step demonstrations showing how to paint landscapes and flowers.

Painting with Pastels

Painting with Pastels

  • Author: Peter Coombs
  • Publisher: Search PressLtd
  • ISBN: 9781844488865
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 48
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Presents step-by-step instructions on pastel painting, including how to blend colors, create landscapes and waterscapes, and capture light.

Start to Paint with Pastels

Start to Paint with Pastels

The Techniques You Need to Create Beautiful Paintings

  • Author: Jenny Keal
  • Publisher: Start to Paint
  • ISBN: 9781782216216
  • Category: Pastel drawing
  • Page: 112
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Jenny Keal's inspiring and creative introduction to painting with soft pastels is explained clearly and simply, making it easy for you to get started in this exciting medium. The new edition of Jenny Keal's popular book 'Painting with Pastels' is an inspiring and creative introduction to painting with soft pastels, an exciting and rewarding medium. Jargon-free, this clear, simple-to-understand book encourages the reader to explore the materials and techniques needed to get started with this exciting medium. Using a vibrant and colorful palette, a series of step-by-step demonstrations builds up from first principles to producing complete, beautiful paintings.

Painting with Pastels

Painting with Pastels

  • Author: Peter D. Johnson
  • Publisher: Search PressLtd
  • ISBN: 9780855327408
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 128
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Containing a collection of different contributors' works and methods, this book begins with a section on materials and techniques, with advice on blending, and on the variety of methods and application of pastels. It covers landscapes, water, skies, still life, flowers, townscapes and portraits.

Painting with Pastels

Painting with Pastels

  • Author: Aubrey Phillips
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780486281599
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 126
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