Pastel Innovations: 60+ Creative Techniques and Exercises for Painting with Pastels (Hardcover)
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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!