In this comprehensive and inspiring instruction book, professional artist Lesley Harrison shares her artistic insights and techniques for creating breathtakingly realistic equine artwork in pastel. The book opens with essential information on tools, materials, color theory, and fundamental pastel techniques, introducing beginners to everything they need to get started right away. Then Lesley guides readers through eight easy-to-follow lessons, with helpful tips each step of the way.
Lesley Harrison is known for her realistic yet fresh portraits of animals in pastel and oil. Over the years, she has received a number of professional honors and awards for her technical excellence. Recently, for the third consecutive year, the Pastel Society of the West Coast recognized her for her contribution to pastel as an artistic medium. She is also a member of the exclusive Pastel Society of America. Lesley lives in beautiful Sutter Creek, CA.
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