Synopses & Reviews
Renowned artist Jenny Keal shares her passion for soft pastels and her trademark creative process in this guide to pastel painting. Starting with a rudimentary review of techniques, she examines the basics of color theory and composition. Through five step-by-step demonstrationsfeaturing hands-on photographs of the artist at workshe provides a tutorial in painting landscapes and flowers in her particular style. Handy tips interspersed throughout offer advice on how to maximize the advantages of pastels and avoid the pitfalls. Beginners will find the flower series especially suitable for their skill level, while more experienced painters will enjoy the challenge of painting landscapes from all over the world.
Jenny Keal shares her passion for soft pastels. She covers the basics of painting such as colour theory and composition, then shows how to paint landscapes and flower studies in five beautiful step-by-step demonstrations. There are plenty of tips and inspirational paintings.
About the Author
Jenny Keal is an artist, a writer, and an art instructor who specializes in watercolor painting. Her articles have appeared in "Leisure Painter" magazine, and she is the author of "Learn to Paint""Landscapes in Pastels."