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Pastel Step by Step: Master the Basic Skills and Special Techniques of Painting in Pastel (Artist's Library)

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Publisher Comments:

Explore the colorful art of painting in pastel with this compelling how-to guide. Pastel Step by Step provides all the information beginning artists will need to start working with hard pastel, soft pastel, and pastel pencil to create realistic, expressive works of art. The book begins with basic information on composition, color theory, value, and special techniques, such as scumbling, glazing, and cross-hatching. Then experienced artist Marla Baggetta guides you through 12 colorful and compelling pastel painting projects, step by step. And along the way, you will find plenty of practical tips and useful advice for creating your own impressive works of art in pastel.

Synopsis:

The Artist's Library series offers both beginning and advanced artists opportunities to expand their creativity, conquer technical obstacles, and investigate new media.

Synopsis:

This comprehensive guide explores the colorful art of pastel. Renowned artist Marla Baggetta demonstrates how to recreate a variety of subject matter--from expressive portraits and beautiful landscapes to realistic animals and compelling still lifes. And the twelve step-by-step lessons reveal the special techniques and practical tips that will enable every artist to begin creating their own works of art in pastel!

About the Author

Marla Baggetta has been a self-employed, professional artist since 1983. She currently lives in Oregon and holds painting workshops.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560108016
Subtitle:
Master the basic skills and special techniques of painting in pastel
Author:
Baggetta, Marla
Publisher:
Walter Foster Publishing
Subject:
Technique
Subject:
Pastel drawing
Subject:
Techniques - Pastel Drawing
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Pastel drawing -- Technique.
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Art-Pastels
Subject:
Pastel
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paper Text
Series:
Artist's Library Series
Publication Date:
20040101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9.44x6.62x.22 in. .47 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This comprehensive guide explores the colorful art of pastel. Renowned artist Marla Baggetta demonstrates how to recreate a variety of subject matter--from expressive portraits and beautiful landscapes to realistic animals and compelling still lifes. And the twelve step-by-step lessons reveal the special techniques and practical tips that will enable every artist to begin creating their own works of art in pastel!
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