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Pastel Step by Step Master the Basic Skills and Special Techniques of Painting in Pastel

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ISBN-10: 1560108010

ISBN-13: 9781560108016

Edition: 2004

Authors: Marla Baggetta

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Explore the colorful art of painting in pastel with this compelling how-to guide. Renowned artist Marla Baggetta demonstrates a variety of subject matter -- from expressive portraits and beautiful landscapes to realistic animals and dynamic still lifes -- with colorful illustrations and simple instructions. Follow the 12 step-by-step lessons, and along the way, you'll find helpful advice and practical tips that will enable you to create your own impressive works of art in pastel! Book jacket.
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group USA
Publication date: 1/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.63" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Lee Bennett Hopkins was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on April 13, 1938. Hopkins' education was rather sporadic, since he often had to care for his younger sister while his mother worked to support the family. As a child, Hopkins read little other than comic books and movie magazines until a teacher inspired in him a love of the theatre and, subsequently, of reading. Though Hopkins did well in his high school English courses, he did not enjoy other subjects and his grades in those were poor. Still, he had decided on an eventual career as a teacher and after graduating high school he began classes at the Newark State Teachers College, working several jobs in order to afford his tuition.…    

Tools and Materials
Color Theory
Pastel Techniques
Approaching a Painting
Composing Landscapes
Setting Up a Still Life
Creating Depth
Using Photo References
Depicting Clouds and Skyscapes
Working with White
Focusing on Flowers
Conveying Light and Shadow
Rendering Animals
Painting a Self-Portrait
Expressing a Theme
Taking Artistic License