Synopses & Reviews
This step-by-step guide takes you through materials and techniques—soft and hard pastels, pencils, and oil pastels; different papers, canvases, and fabrics; and accessories from craft knives to brushes to fixatives. Experiment with texture, color, and toning, and see how to clean, erase, and fix pastels. An inspiring gallery of modern paintings helps to hone a multitude of skills.
Designed to help the beginner start painting immediately without overwhelming them with theory, the books in this series contain a mixture of projects and inspirational "gallery" examples, encouraging readers to move on to build up a range of skills and techniques. This title covers pastels.