Pastel Innovations: 60+ Creative Techniques and Exercises for Painting with Pastels
North Light Books - Pastel painting techniques that are revolutionary, will help you build confidence and open your world so you can paint what CAN BE, Fun and Easy! Designed for beginners considering using pastel for the first time, the skills you will gain with Pastel Innovations, for experienced artists who may feel uninspired, and for anyone in between, not just what you THINK is.
Explore the unique joys of pastel painting with:An exploration of the basics: You'll expand your artist's vocabulary learning to use the elements and fundamentals of design to create beautiful, balanced paintings. 20 simple exercises build off each other and help you grow as an artist, little by little, building confidence.
Pastel Innovations: 60+ Creative Techniques and Exercises for Painting with Pastels - 40+ innovative pastel painting techniques: feel inspired as you learn new approaches to using pastel to build up and reveal layers, incorporate monotypes as underpaintings, create texture that cannot be duplicated by drawing or painting, and more. Thoughtful self critique: questions, approaches and checklists that will result in better art, while at the same time making you a better artist.
Leave your expectations behind and engage in the process of pastel painting with a newfound freedom to play and explore! .
Pastel Artist's Bible: An Essential Reference for the Practicing Artist Artist's Bibles
Chartwell Books - More than 100 visual sequences reveal key techniques such as mixing, blending, sgraffito, scumbling, hatching and feathering. Discover the unique joys of pastel painting with this easy-to-use guide to one of the most versatile and forgiving mediums. Includes tips on composing your painting, adding highlights and shadows, using color, and creating textured effects.
The color section looks at the principles of color and gives suggestions for mixing colors and choosing a basic palette, especially important since manufacturers produce a bewildering array of colored pastels. Over 65, 000 copies sold worldwide. This information-packed book is divided into five sections. The first, introduces you to the range of pastels and papers that is available to you, Materials, with examples of how paper textures and colors can affect your work.
Pastel Pointers: Top 100 Secrets for Beautiful Paintings
North Light Books - Factor in nearly as many years of teaching experience, and that adds up to a whole lot of know-how to share. Top secrets for beautiful Pastel PaintingsRichard McKinley has been a professional artist for over 35 years. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced painter anxious to explore the expressive possibilities of pastel, this is your guide to making the most of the medium.
In pastel pointers, landscape elements, materials, he lays it all out: information on tools, color, composition, finishes and more. Compiles the best of mckinley's popular pastel pointers blog and pastel journal columnscovers frequently asked questions "how do I achieve natural-looking greens?" and simple solutions to common problems, working in a series, evoke luminous effects to inspirations that will keep you growing plein air painting, create an underpainting, shipping, and otherwise representing your work in a professional mannerThis book covers everything from the fundamentals to get you going how to lay out your palette, such as excess pigment buildupIncludes a chapter on "The Business of Pastels"—tips for framing, preparing for gallery shows, keeping a painting journal.
The Pastel Book: Materials and Techniques for Today's Artist
Watson-Guptill - Watson-Guptill Publications. He uses traditional soft and hard pastels, as well as oil pastels and oil sticks, showing the effects produced by each in step-by-step demonstrations. Absolutely the most thorough guide to pastel materials and techniques ever assembled in a single volume, this is the book for anyone working with pastels, from beginners to experienced artists looking to develop more professional skills.
Defining the pastel medium broadly—color in stick form to be used for drawing and painting simultaneously—the author creates works of sensuous textures and colors, ranging from subtle to intense. Included are sophisticated ways to combine pastels with water, alkyd gels, acrylic, and oil paint for stunning mixed-media results.
Painting Brilliant Skies & Water in Pastel: Secrets to Bringing Light and Life to Your Landscapes
North Light Books - 128 pages. Beautifully illustrated with stunning landscapes, Painting Brilliant Skies and Water in Pastel is a must for artists who have not found the targeted help they seek in other landscape painting books. Get them right and you have magic. With her practiced and proven approach, you can experience the joy of painting glowing skies and sparkling water.
Inside you'll find:24 step-by-step demonstrations showing the creation of breathtaking skies and water in pastel. Techniques for painting skies, including the various types of clouds and how light changes depending on the season and time of day. How to depict water in all its forms, from calm, reflective ponds and meandering rivers to whitewater cascades and ocean waves.
Pastel Painting Atelier: Essential Lessons in Techniques, Practices, and Materials
Watson-Guptill - Used book in Good Condition. Paperback. In this comprehensive yet intimate guide, Eagle explores pastel’s rich but relatively unexamined past, reveals her own personal influences and approaches, and guides you toward the discovery and mastery of your own vision. In pastel painting atelier, presence, as do works by contemporary artists including harvey dinnerstein, composition, application, you will find: • advice on basic materials: guidance on building, color, and temporal features of whatever you choose to paint • Step-by-step demonstrations: Eagle’s acute insights into her own works as they progress A magnificent selection of works by masters such as James Abbott McNeill Whistler, identifying and correcting problems, Mary Cassatt, storing, Rosalba Carriera, and recognizing when a work is finished • Meditation on subject: cues for extrapolating the subtle details, gesture, Elizabeth Mowry, and Eugene Delacroix augment this guide, and organizing a collection of pastels; choosing the right paper; and the importance of experimentation • Studio practice suggestions: ideas for creating your ideal working environment and recipes for making your own pastels and supports • Study of the working process: lessons on proportion, and Daniel Massad.
Aimed at serious artists, instructs, this guide enlightens, and inspires readers to create brilliant and sensitive works in the historic medium of pastel. Watson-Guptill Publications. Revel in the luminous and vibrant qualities of pastel with Ellen Eagle’s essential course in the history, techniques, and practices of the medium.
Watson-Guptill - Colour throughout. Used book in Good Condition. Watson-Guptill. North light. Known for his use of luminous color, albert Handell, whose lush landscapes light up these pages, provides lucid instructions to help first-time pastelists achieve impressive results as soon as they begin working with the medium.128 pages.
After reviewing pastel supplies, abstract certain areas, the author discusses landscape composition and how to establish large shapes first, develop a focal point, work from dark to light, and capture the illusion of reality through color. Paperback. Stepped demonstrations isolate specific landscape aspects, showing how the pastelist depicts skies, buildings, woods, rocks, water, snow, trees, and light.
Portfolio: Beginning Pastel: Tips and techniques for learning to paint in pastel
Walter Foster Publishing - Paperback. Walter foster Creative Books-Beginning Pastel. Watson-Guptill Publications. Used book in Good Condition. From choosing the right paper, gradating, and masking, pastels, to basic techniques like blending, and colors, Beginning Pastel is the perfect resource for artists just getting started in the world of pastels.
Starting with a blank canvas, each stroke and technique is clearly explained and beautifully illustrated. Master key concepts quickly, and then promptly put them into practice through simple step-by-step exercises. Pastels are a unique tool, and Beginning Pastel is the perfect introductory resource for artists just getting started in this colorful medium.
Portfolio: Beginning Pastel: Tips and techniques for learning to paint in pastel - Beginning pastel guides beginning artists through an exploration of pastel techniques and step-by-step projects for a comprehensive and approachable overview of the vibrant and unique pastel medium. Often considered an advanced medium, Beginning Pastel makes the tricky task of drawing in pastel accessible and achievable for any artist.
128 pages. Watson-Guptill. Colour throughout. North light.
Mi-Teintes Pastel Pad, Assorted Colors 9"X12" Fold Over
CANSON Inc 100510864 - Recognized world wide as the preferred papers for pastel, drawing, and paper craft. Used book in Good Condition. All colors are acid free, guaranteeing longevity. Walter foster Creative Books-Beginning Pastel. 50 percent cotton, gelatin-sized papers. These gelatin-sized papers are 50 percent cotton, and resistant to fading.
Light-fast paper that is colored at the pulp level. 128 pages. North light. Dual-surfaced: one side with a heavy texture and the other with a lighter texture. 24 sheets of 9 x 12 inch acid free 98 pound/160 gram paper. This pad is made with 24 sheets of 9 x 12 inch, acid free, 98 pound/160 gram paper. The paper is dual-surfaced: one side with a heavy texture and the other with a lighter texture.
All About Techniques in Pastel All About Techniques Art Series
B.E.S. Publishing - 24 sheets of 9 x 12 inch acid free 98 pound/160 gram paper. Clear, papers, instructive text is supplemented with a wealth of full-color photos that show materials, and how to use them.50 percent cotton, gelatin-sized papers. The newest addition to barron's "all about Techniques" art series explains the fundamentals of art theory, then proceeds to step-by-step instruction on how to create complete, highly finished illustrations with pastels.
Watson-Guptill. Walter foster Creative Books-Beginning Pastel. 128 pages. Techniques of color blending and varying textures that are specific to pastels are shown in detail. Colour throughout. Light-fast paper that is colored at the pulp level. More color illustrations show pastel compositions in progressive stages of completion.
Painting with Pastels: Easy Techniques to Master the Medium
North Light Books - 24 sheets of 9 x 12 inch acid free 98 pound/160 gram paper. Colour throughout. Recognized world wide as the preferred papers for pastel, drawing, and paper craft. 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.
Dual-surfaced: one side with a heavy texture and the other with a lighter texture. Paperback. Walter foster Creative Books-Beginning Pastel. Painting with Pastels Easy Techniques to Master. Watson-Guptill. Their contributions to this book illustrate the limitless possibilities of pastel painting and offer additional insight for working with this versatile medium.
Painting with Pastels: Easy Techniques to Master the Medium - North light. In this step-by-step guide, she teaches you everything you need to know to make the most of this accessible art form. 50 percent cotton, gelatin-sized papers. 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 colorpaint using a range of strokesBlend colors to create luminous skies, reflections and moreUnderpaint to achieve brilliant light and deep shadowsMix pastels with watercolor and gouache to create fluid effectsCreate new compositions from photographs In addition to step-by-step guidance, you'll be inspired by the work of ten nationally renowned pastel artists.