Beginning Pastel guides beginner artists through an exploration of pastel techniques and step-by-step projects. It offers a comprehensive and accessible overview of pastels, one of the most vibrant and unique art mediums.
From choosing the right paper, pastels, and colours, to basic techniques such as blending, gradating, and masking, Beginning Pastel is the perfect resource for artists who are getting started. Every stroke and technique is clearly explained and beautifully illustrated. This means you will master key concepts quickly and then promptly put them into practice through simple step-by-step exercises.
Often considered an advanced medium, Beginning Pastel makes the tricky task of drawing in pastel accessible and achievable for artists, even those coming to art with no previous experience.
- 128 pages
- By Paul Pigram
- Features step-by-step exercises
- Guidance on finding the right paper, pastels, and colours, as well as basic techniques such as blending, gradating, and masking
- Perfect for learning the basics of pastels!