Pastels

Pastels

Book - 2011
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Barron's Educational Publishing
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Painting Class Series: Books in this series are set up in an instructional format that simulates a formal classroom course at a typical art school. Topics covered are: Materials and Tools; Techniques; Advanced Applications of Techniques; Special Effects and Textures; and Step-by-Step Art Projects.

Pastels are ideal for rendering a wide range of delicate colors. You'll learn how to apply pastels to paper and you'll discover how to use various colors and textures of paper to achieve many different effects. Projects include landscapes, seascapes, still lifes, and human figure drawings.

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Acrylic Painting â?¢ Pastels
Titles in Barron's Painting Class series simulate a formal art school classroom course. This title focuses on the medium of pastels, chalks that are ideal for rendering a wide range of delicate colors, and which are available for artists' use in the form of sticks or pencils. Discussed and illustrated here are the various colors and textures of different papers that can be used to achieve a variety of different effects, and the different methods of applying pastels to paper. Like other titles in this series, the book is divided into five sections, covering--

  • Materials and tools
  • Techniques specific to working with pastels
  • Advanced application of techniques
  • Special effects and textures
  • Step-by-step art projects to be completed with pastels

    Projects include landscapes, seascapes, still lifes, human figures, and setting a human subject in a room filled with interior details. Color illustrations on every page.

  • Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, Inc., [2011]
    Edition: English edition
    Copyright Date: ©2011
    ISBN: 9780764163890
    0764163892
    Branch Call Number: 741.235 PASTE
    Characteristics: 159 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
    Additional Contributors: Sanmiguel, David

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