The velvety strokes of pastel have enchanted fine artists for more than a century. From airy strokes to bold marks and soft hues to vibrant shades, the versatility of pastel makes it suitable for a wide range of subjects and moods. Now you too can learn how to paint with pastel with the step-by-step pastel technique and project book, The Art of Pastel. Inside this comprehensive guide, three artists provide instruction for using soft, hard, and oil pastel—each sharing his or her unique approach. You’ll learn how to paint everything from portraits and landscapes to colorful flowers with pastel. This book contains a wealth of inspiring images that you can re-create as well as useful pastel techniques you can employ to make your paintings richer and full of texture. This book contains everything anyone who wants to learn how to paint with pastel needs to know!
• Learn how to use pastels to paint beautiful landscapes, flowers, portraits, and more by following simple step-by-step instructions
• Discover pastel techniques for blending and rendering textures
• Find everything you need to learn the art of pastel painting within the pages of this comprehensive book!
Dimensions: 144 pages, 9" x 12"