Pastel Painting (Kobo eBook)

Pastel Painting By Christopher Reid, Kimberly Reid Cover Image
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Whether you are an absolute beginner or advanced pastelist, this is the book you have been waiting for. The most comprehensive book on soft pastels available, from a master artist with over 30 years of experience. Secrets of pastel painting are revealed with explanations of techniques, detailed demos, and easy to understand diagrams. Learn methods that produce better results, and also why they work, giving you a deeper understanding of pastel and art in general.

Creating art should be fun, not frustrating. Many how-to books teach how to follow along but not how to create your own artwork. This book covers every stage of the process, from choosing supplies to professional advice on what to do after a painting is finished. This book dives deep into understanding color, mixing, and more. Chris balances encouragement with skill-building to push your art forward. This is a complete art instruction course packed into a book.

Inside you'll find:

  • Lessons for all skill levels
  • Money saving tips for choosing supplies
  • Blending, mixing, layering, glazing, lines, edges
  • Adding depth to your paintings
  • Techniques, sequencing, color theory
  • How to mix any color accurately with few pastels
  • Working from photos and their limitations
  • Planning a painting & setting up your workspace for success
  • Protect your paintings without fixative
  • Storing, framing, & photographing artwork
  • Step by step demos of complex paintings
  • Painting process from start to finish
  • Packed with color illustrations and beautiful artwork
  • And much more!
Product Details
ISBN-13: 9780639701233
Publisher: ReidsArt
Publication Date: August 31st, 2022