Learn how to paint sunflowers, a Tuscan landscape, and a Venetian scene full of light and color!
Carol Hodgson's vibrant, lively paintings reflect her love of pastels and the versatility of this medium. Using a range of simple and unusual techniques, she shows how to create amazing paintings full of light, texture, and atmosphere.
Emphasizing a free, spontaneous style and explaining the properties of this fascinating medium — and the various surfaces that can be used as a canvas — this convenient guide walks painters through the basic steps of getting started with tips and tricks for an often temperamental medium.
This comprehensive text, full of vital,
Richly illustrated sections showcase color and sketching techniques — such as how varied strokes can be executed with the end or the side of a pastel stick, and how colors can be blended — while planning the layout of each painting is also fully explained.
Carol Hodgson has more than 25 years of experience as a
Author — Carol Hodgson.
Paperback. 64 pages with 216 color illustrations.