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Pastel Book : Materials and Techniques for Today's Artist (Paperback) (Bill Creevy)

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Absolutely the most thorough guide to pastel materials and techniques ever assembled in a single volume, this is the book for anyone working with pastels, from beginners to experienced artists looking to develop more professional skills.Defining the pastel medium broadly—color in stick form to be used for drawing and painting simultaneously—the author creates works of sensuous textures and colors, ranging from subtle to intense. He uses traditional soft and hard pastels, as well as oil pastels and oil sticks, showing the effects produced by each in step-by-step demonstrations. Included are sophisticated ways to combine pastels with water, acrylic, alkyd gels, and oil paint for stunning mixed-media results.
Absolutely the most thorough guide to pastel materials and techniques ever assembled in a single volume, this is the book for anyone working with pastels, from beginners to experienced artists looking to develop more professional skills.

Defining the pastel medium broadly?color in stick form to be used for drawing and painting simultaneously?the author creates works of sensuous textures and colors, ranging from subtle to intense. He uses traditional soft and hard pastels, as well as oil pastels and oil sticks, showing the effects produced by each in step-by-step demonstrations. Included are sophisticated ways to combine pastels with water, acrylic, alkyd gels, and oil paint for stunning mixed-media results.
Number of Pages: 175
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: Techniques / Pastel Drawing
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Bill Creevy
Language: English
Street Date: August 1, 1999
TCIN: 11976366
UPC: 9780823039050
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-6422
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