Painting Pastel Landscapes

Painting Pastel

Written by pastel expert and former S.A.A President Jeremy Ford, this gorgeous book is packed full of chalk pastel techniques and inspiring step-by-step projects. It starts with the basics, such as mark-making and blending, through using colour and tone and creating skyscapes, to more advanced techniques including successfully creating depth and perspective. The book builds in difficulty, interspersing the tips and techniques with five beautiful step-by-step projects, allowing the reader to either dip in and out of the book for inspiration, or to follow the book as a course to build up their skills. A wide range of Jeremys inspiring work is shown throughout the book to inspire and encourage the reader.

  • ASIN: 1782211160

Pastel Innovations: 60+ Creative Techniques and Exercises for Painting with Pastels

Pastel Innovations: 60+ Creative Techniques and Exercises for

Pastel Painting Techniques That Are Revolutionary, Fun and Easy! Designed for beginners considering using pastel for the first time, for experienced artists who may feel uninspired, and for anyone in between, the skills you will gain with Pastel Innovations, will help you build confidence and open your world so you can paint what CAN BE, not just what you THINK is. Explore the unique joys of pastel painting with:An exploration of the basics: You'll expand your artist's vocabulary learning to use the elements and fundamentals of design to create beautiful, balanced paintings.20 simple exercises build off each other and help you grow as an artist, little by little, building confidence.40+ innovative pastel painting techniques: Feel inspired as you learn new approaches to using pastel to build up and reveal layers, incorporate monotypes as underpaintings, create texture that cannot be duplicated by drawing or painting, and more.Thoughtful self critique: Questions, approaches and checklists that will result in better art, while at the same time making you a better artist.Leave your expectations behind and engage in the process of pastel painting with a newfound freedom to play and explore!

  • ASIN: B07196L1TM

Painting with Pastels: Easy Techniques to Master the Medium

Painting with Pastels: Easy Techniques to Master the

Come enjoy the art of pastel painting with beloved workshop instructor Maggie Price. In this step-by-step guide, she teaches you everything you need to know to make the most of this accessible art form. From selecting the right materials to learning the fundamentals of composition, Maggie starts with the basics and progresses to 21 complete pastel demonstrations that detail specific painting techniques and effects.You'll learn how to:Create depth and movement with colorPaint using a range of strokesBlend colors to create luminous skies, reflections and moreUnderpaint to achieve brilliant light and deep shadowsMix pastels with watercolor and gouache to create fluid effectsCreate new compositions from photographs In addition to step-by-step guidance, you'll be inspired by the work of ten nationally renowned pastel artists. Their contributions to this book illustrate the limitless possibilities of pastel painting and offer additional insight for working with this versatile medium. Maggie also includes dozens of helpful sidebars to help you save time, avoid mistakes and work more efficiently.With its blend of visual instruction, thorough guidance and breathtaking artwork, this is the only guide you need to experience the joy and satisfaction of painting with pastels.

  • Brand: F&W Publications
  • ASIN: 1581808194
  • UPC: 035313334993

Painting Brilliant Skies & Water in Pastel: Secrets to Bringing Light and Life to Your Landscapes

Painting Brilliant Skies & Water in Pastel: Secrets

From skies above to water below, discover the secrets to glorious landscapes!No two elements of the landscape bring the artist greater inspiration--or greater challenge--than sky and water. Get them right and you have magic. Get them wrong and your whole painting is off. In this book, popular pastel artist and teacher Liz Haywood-Sullivan shares her secrets for getting them both right, every time. With her practiced and proven approach, you can experience the joy of painting glowing skies and sparkling water.Inside you'll find:24 step-by-step demonstrations showing the creation of breathtaking skies and water in pastel.Techniques for painting skies, including the various types of clouds and how light changes depending on the season and time of day.How to depict water in all its forms, from calm, reflective ponds and meandering rivers to whitewater cascades and ocean waves.A clear and simple approach to the puzzling concepts of aerial perspective and the nature of reflections.A primer on materials to help novice artists and newcomers get started in pastel. Beautifully illustrated with stunning landscapes, Painting Brilliant Skies and Water in Pastel is a must for artists who have not found the targeted help they seek in other landscape painting books. Use it to make the most of na...

  • Brand: North Light Books
  • ASIN: 1440322554
  • UPC: 035313655517

Painting Sunlight and Shadow with Pastels: Essential Techniques for Brilliant Effects

Painting Sunlight and Shadow with Pastels: Essential Techniques

Infuse your paintings with light and life!Whether you work outdoors or indoors, understanding the effects of light and shadow is key to making your art lifelike and engaging. Rather than providing a one-size-fits-all recipe for painting light, this book shows you how to capture the particular ambient qualities of any scene before you, be it a gloriously clear morning, a rainy afternoon, or the joyful dance of sunlight on water.Master pastel artist Maggie Price shares techniques for painting beautiful light, rich shadows and convincing reflections.10 step-by-step demonstrations tackle a diversity of lighting situations, encompassing various weather conditions and times of day.Five contributing artists explore different styles, approaches and subjects, including landscapes, water scenes and people.Concepts are demonstrated with pastel but are applicable to any medium. An illuminating read for beginning and experienced artists alike, this book will help you engage your viewer by achieving that captivating sense of "being there."

  • ASIN: 1440303916
  • UPC: 035313649486

Pastel Painting Atelier: Essential Lessons in Techniques, Practices, and Materials

Pastel Painting Atelier: Essential Lessons in Techniques, Practices,

Revel in the luminous and vibrant qualities of pastel with Ellen Eagle’s essential course in the history, techniques, and practices of the medium. In this comprehensive yet intimate guide, Eagle explores pastel’s rich but relatively unexamined past, reveals her own personal influences and approaches, and guides you toward the discovery and mastery of your own vision.   In Pastel Painting Atelier, you will find:   • Advice on basic materials: guidance on building, storing, and organizing a collection of pastels; choosing the right paper; and the importance of experimentation   • Studio practice suggestions: ideas for creating your ideal working environment and recipes for making your own pastels and supports   • Study of the working process: lessons on proportion, gesture, composition, color, application, identifying and correcting problems, and recognizing when a work is finished   • Meditation on subject: cues for extrapolating the subtle details, presence, and temporal features of whatever you choose to paint   • Step-by-step demonstrations: Eagle’s acute insights into her own works as they progress  A magnificent selection of works by masters such as James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Rosalba Carriera, Mary Cassatt, and Eugene Delacroix augme...

  • ASIN: B009Y4JQU8

Encyclopedia of Pastel Techniques, The: A Unique Visual Directory of Pastel Painting Techniques, With Guidance On How To Use Them

Encyclopedia of Pastel Techniques, The: A Unique Visual

This resource provides a wealth of stimulating ideas to help artists--both amateurs and veterans--develop their own pastel style.A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia by professional artist Judy.Many manuals on pastel painting take for granted the use of traditional soft pastels, a dry medium that provides the richness and variety of paint colours. Soft pastel is certainly the most versatile and widely used, but the modern range of materials include other pastel types that have their own specific purpose. In this exhaustive A-Z reference for artists of all skills, a variety of different pastel types are detailed, from oil through to water-soluble pastels, amongst the multitude of techniques broken down and easily explained.The book itself is divided into two sections: the first provides step-by-step demonstrations that guide artists through a variety of techniques, from basic colour mixing through to creating special effects such as sgraffito and sfumato. The second part focuses on themes, illustrating how individual artists tackle a number of subjects, including natural landscapes, urban scenes, figures, animals and still life.

  • Brand: Random House
  • ASIN: 1782215948
  • UPC: 499991643530

Pastel Pointers: Top 100 Secrets for Beautiful Paintings

Pastel Pointers: Top 100 Secrets for Beautiful

Top Secrets for Beautiful Pastel PaintingsRichard McKinley has been a professional artist for over 35 years. Factor in nearly as many years of teaching experience, and that adds up to a whole lot of know-how to share. In Pastel Pointers, he lays it all out: information on tools, materials, color, composition, landscape elements, finishes and more.Compiles the best of McKinley's popular Pastel Pointers blog and Pastel Journal columnsCovers frequently asked questions ("How do I achieve natural-looking greens?") and simple solutions to common problems, such as excess pigment buildupIncludes a chapter on "The Business of Pastels"—tips for framing, shipping, preparing for gallery shows, and otherwise representing your work in a professional mannerThis book covers everything from the fundamentals to get you going (how to lay out your palette, create an underpainting, evoke luminous effects) to inspirations that will keep you growing (plein air painting, working in a series, keeping a painting journal). Whether you're a beginner or an experienced painter anxious to explore the expressive possibilities of pastel, this is your guide to making the most of the medium.

  • Brand: North Light Books
  • ASIN: 144030839X
  • UPC: 035313650451

Pure Pastel: Contemporary Works by Today's Top Artists

Pure Pastel: Contemporary Works by Today's Top

Pastel is a medium like no other: pure color, unrivalled in its immediacy of application, and--in the hands of today's most talented artists--capable of astonishing feats of expression. A celebration of the best in contemporary pastel painting, Pure Pastel explores how artists are pushing the medium to new heights of innovation and creativity. Art from 100 of today's most recognizable names in pastel, hand selected and invited to participate by the editor of Pastel JournalA dynamic range of styles and subjects, including still life, portraits, city scenes, animals, landscapes, abstracts and moreFirsthand commentary offers insight into the artists' work--how they use pastel to capture a moment in time, tell a story or evoke emotionThis visual feast of a book serves up page after page of luminous color, staccato strokes, fresh perspectives and masterful techniques. It's sure to be an enduring source of awe and inspiration for artists and art lovers alike.

  • ASIN: 1440350906
  • UPC: 035313668661

Art of Pastel Painting, The

Art of Pastel Painting,

Distinguished artist and teacher Alan Flattmann provides invaluable information about theory and technique as well as making crayons, designing proper studio lighting, and much more. Both amateur and professional artists will find this book informative and useful.Highlighted techniques include the painterly blended and the Impressionistic broken-color approaches. There are also illustrated discussions of concept and technique, mood and technique, mixed media, form and space, aerial perspective, modeling, and the importance of simplicity.

  • Brand: Flattmann, Alan
  • ASIN: 1589804074
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