Mastering Pastel

Capture the beauty of the world around you with the help of Mastering Pastel, which guides you through an exploration of this unique medium and its myriad uses.

Throughout the course of the book, aspiring pastel artists are shown how to use soft and hard pastels to achieve art that is bold and intense or delicate and soft. Easy step-by-step lessons cover a variety of subjects, including landscapes, portraits, and still lifes.

After an introduction to tools and materials, various pastel techniques are covered, including hatching, crosshatching, and stippling. There's also basic information on color theory and how to use color to elicit emotion, portray mood, capture time of day, and suggest depth and distance.

With its simple instruction and breadth of subject matter, Mastering Pastel is the perfect resource for building proficiency in this enthralling medium.

Author — Alain Picard.

Paperback. 64 pages. 6½" × 9½" (17 cm × 24 cm).

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