The Art of Pastel

The Art of Pastel

Book - 2010
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The velvety strokes of pastel have enchanted fine artists for more than a century. From airy strokes to bold marks and soft hues to vibrant shades, the versatility of pastel makes it suitable for a wide range of subjects and moods. Now anyone can experience this multi-dimensional medium with The Art of Pastel . Inside this comprehensive guide, five artists provide instruction for using soft, hard, and oil pastel--each sharing his or her unique approach. From portraits and landscapes to rich floral scenes, this book contains a wealth of inspiring images that artists can re-create step by step.

Publisher: Irvine, Calif. : Walter Foster, [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9781600581953
Characteristics: 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Additional Contributors: Baggetta, Marla
Rohlander, Nathan


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