This comprehensive book offers in-depth instruction on creating vibrant paintings with the often overlooked but versatile medium, oil pastel. A relatively new fine art medium, oil pastel is relatively inexpensive and may be used directly in dry form with minimal setup and easy clean up, so beginners can get started right away! The book opens with a thorough introduction to basic oil pastel tools and techniques. Then, artist-author Nathan Rohlander shows you how to render a wide range of subjects—from flowers and animals to landscapes and portraits—with simple, step-by-step demonstrations and stunning illustrations.
• Teaches you how to paint an array of subjects in oil pastel with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions
• Features need-to-know information on oil pastel painting tools, materials, and techniques
• Contains everything a beginner needs to start creating beautiful artwork with oil pastel
Dimensions: 64 pages, 6.5" x 9.5"