Oil Pastel for the Serious Beginner

Oil Pastel for the Serious Beginner

Basic Lessons in Becoming A Good Painter

Book - 2002
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Random House, Inc.
Oil pastels offer artists a virtually unlimited treasury of creative potential. They’re also considered a safe alternative to soft pastels. Oil Pastel for the Serious Beginner shows both new and veteran artists how to make the most of this fabulous medium.

Lessons progress simply and clearly from easy subjects and techniques to the more difficult and complex. First, artists learn how to use oil pastels to create traditional paintings in still life, landscape, and portraiture. Then, they’ll discover 12 experimental techniques that push the medium of oil pastel to its limits—including impasto, etching, washes, and monoprint; stencil and screen techniques; and even methods for combining oil pastel with soft pastel and mixed media.

Whether one is an an amateur artist or experienced veteran, Oil Pastel for the Serious Beginner is the ideal one-stop source for mastering this popular medium.

Baker & Taylor
Offers tips on selecting a range of oil pastels and offers step-by-step demonstrations for techniques including crosshatching and scumbling.

Baker
& Taylor

Shows new and experienced artists how to work with oil pastels to create traditional paintings in still life, landscape, and architecture, providing additional coverage of twelve techniques including impasto, etching, washes, monoprint, stencil, screen, and mixed media. Original.

Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, 2002
ISBN: 9780823033119
0823033112
Branch Call Number: 741.235 ELLIO
Characteristics: 143 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at GL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top