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Books and Media - Pastels - Books

The Art of Pastel
The Art of Pastel

Inside this comprehensive guide from Walter Foster, five artists provide instruction for using soft, hard, and oil pastel. Each artist shares his or her unique approach to the medium.

Price: $19.95
 
Barron's All About Techniques in Pastel
Barron's All About Techniques in Pastel

Pastels can be used to achieve a wide range of effects. This book covers topics like blending and pastel textures, in addition to materials and usage. Exercises include step-by-step instructions.

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Colour Wheel Books
Colour Wheel Books

These interactive art instruction books are designed to help aspiring artists create quality work within just days. Each presents a series of eight step-by-step projects designed to teach you the most rewarding techniques of the medium as you gradually build both knowledge and confidence.

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Drawing and Painting Sports Figures
Drawing and Painting Sports Figures

Renowned sports artist Jim Scullion shares his expertise in this practical and inspiring guide to drawing and painting sports figures — the only book that focuses exclusively on this exciting area of figure drawing.

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How to Draw and Paint Series: Pastel Horses & Ponies
How to Draw and Paint Series: Pastel Horses & Ponies

How to Draw and Paint Pastel: Horses & Ponies is an inspiring instruction book that shows you everything you need to know to create breathtakingly realistic equine artwork in pastel.

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Oil Pastel Step by Step
Oil Pastel Step by Step

This comprehensive book offers instruction on creating vibrant paintings with the often overlooked but versatile medium, oil pastel. Artist-author Nathan Rohlander shows how to render a wide range of subjects with simple, step-by-step demonstrations.

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Painting Sunlight and Shadow with Pastels
Painting Sunlight and Shadow with Pastels

Whether or not you work outdoors, understanding the effects of light and shadow is an essential part of making your art lifelike and engaging. Master pastelist Maggie Price shares her techniques for "painting" beautiful light, rich shadows in 10 step-by-step demonstrations. Paperback. 128 pages.

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Painting with Pastels
Painting with Pastels - Pastels Tips and Techniques

Jenny Keal shares her passion for soft pastels in this inspiring and practical guide that takes readers through the basics of painting. In Painting with Pastels, five beautiful step-by-by step demonstrations show how to paint landscapes and flower studies. Paperback. 96 pages.

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Painting with Pastels Easy Techniques to Master
Painting with Pastels Easy Techniques to Master

This step-by-step guide offers readers everything they need to know to paint with pastels, beginning with how to select the right materials, to the fundamentals of composition, and working with photographs.

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The Pastel Artist's Handbook
The Pastel Artist's Handbook

The Pastel Artist's Handbook is a practical and comprehensive guide to soft pastels and oil pastels, including techniques for drawing, shading, color mixing, and mixed media for beginners to advanced artists. Hardcover spiral. 224 pages.

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Pastel Basics
Pastel Basics

Pastel is widely loved for its simplicity and immediacy. But most of all, pastel is revered for its stunning luminosity. In Pastel Basics, artist and author Alain Picard offers a fun and approachable introduction to this vibrant medium for beginning artists.

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The Pastel Book
The Pastel Book - Materials and Techniques for Today's Artists

Create paintings of greater power by combining pastels with watercolors or acrylic texture mediums. This encyclopedic review of pastels and techniques has a multitude of unusual ideas. Author - Bill Creevy. Paperback book. 176 pages.

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The Pastel Colour Wheel Book
The Pastel Colour Wheel Book

Techniques covered in the book include blending with a torchon, working dark to light, lifting off, and creating highlights and shadows, all applied to subjects from still lifes to landscapes, and from buildings to woodlands.

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Pastel Painting Atelier
Pastel Painting Atelier

Revel in the luminous and vibrant qualities of pastel with Pastel Painting Atelier, a comprehensive yet intimate guide to the history, techniques, and practices of the medium.

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