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All about techniques in pastel  Cover Image Book Book

All about techniques in pastel / [author, Parramón's Editorial Team ; illustrators, Parramón's Editorial Team].

Item details

  • ISBN: 0764151053
  • ISBN: 9780764151057
  • Physical Description: 143 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, ©1998.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
[1.] Materials and equipment. Pastel -- Color charts -- Paper and other supports -- Boxes -- Drawing boards, easels, and tables -- Other materials and equipment -- [2.] Pastel techniques. Using pastels -- Using paper -- Tricks of the trade -- One color -- Two colors -- Three colors -- Background color -- Drawing -- Light and shadows -- Methods -- Painting with lines -- True painting -- Blending -- Painting with short strokes -- Pastel painting with water -- Oil pastels -- [3.] Pastel subjects. Skies -- Water -- Vegetation -- Fruit -- Painting skin -- Portraits -- The clothed figure -- Animals -- Drapery -- Metal and glass.
Summary, etc.:
This volume explores the art medium of pastels. It introduces the various materials and equipment needed to work in this medium. In addition, techniques of color blending and varying textures that are specific to pastels are shown in detail. Color illustrations show pastel compositions in progressive stages of completion. The book also addresses the challenges of depicting various subjects such as portraits, clouds, and reflections in water, metal and glass.
Subject: Pastel drawing > Technique.
Pastel drawing > Technique.

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