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


North Light Books - 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.

Painting Brilliant Skies & Water in Pastel: Secrets to Bringing Light and Life to Your Landscapes - A primer on materials to help novice artists and newcomers get started in pastel. Paperback. 128 pages. Use it to make the most of natures' inspiration and pour mood, movement, and poetry into your paintings. Get them wrong and your whole painting is off. North light. Get them right and you have magic.

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Pastel Pointers: Top 100 Secrets for Beautiful Paintings


North Light Books - In pastel pointers, he lays it all out: information on tools, composition, landscape elements, color, materials, 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, create an underpainting, shipping, 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, such as excess pigment buildupIncludes a chapter on "The Business of Pastels"—tips for framing, working in a series, evoke luminous effects to inspirations that will keep you growing plein air painting, preparing for gallery shows, 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. 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.

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Painting the Landscape in Pastel


Watson-Guptill - Stepped demonstrations isolate specific landscape aspects, buildings, woods, trees, showing how the pastelist depicts skies, water, snow, rocks, and light. After reviewing pastel supplies, develop a focal point, work from dark to light, the author discusses landscape composition and how to establish large shapes first, abstract certain areas, and capture the illusion of reality through color.

Watson-Guptill. Known for his use of luminous color, albert Handell, whose lush landscapes light up these pages, provides lucid instructions to help first-time pastelists achieve impressive results as soon as they begin working with the medium.

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


North Light Books - Rather than providing a one-size-fits-all recipe for painting light, a rainy afternoon, be it a gloriously clear morning, this book shows you how to capture the particular ambient qualities of any scene before you, 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, including landscapes, approaches and subjects, water scenes and people. Concepts are demonstrated with pastel but are applicable to any medium.

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

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


North Light Books - 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, create texture that cannot be duplicated by drawing or painting, incorporate monotypes as underpaintings, 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.

Pastel Innovations: 60+ Creative Techniques and Exercises for Painting with Pastels - Leave your expectations behind and engage in the process of pastel painting with a newfound freedom to play and explore! Watson-Guptill. Pastel painting techniques that are revolutionary, for experienced artists who may feel uninspired, the skills you will gain with Pastel Innovations, will help you build confidence and open your world so you can paint what CAN BE, and for anyone in between, Fun and Easy! Designed for beginners considering using pastel for the first time, not just what you THINK is.

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Landscape Painting in Pastel: Techniques and Tips from a Lifetime of Painting


North Light Books - You'll learn to translate the magic of what you see into what you paint through palette selection, value and composition, use of materials, blending your emotional response to nature's beauty with an ever-growing mastery of a pastelist's skill. Learn how mowry selects her subjects, color and mood, with additional information on field studies and reference photographs.

The basics of composition. Detailed information about selecting materials, plus exercises and explanations of basic techniques for beginners. Capture the magic of nature in pastel. Learn how to establish a focal point, simplify your subject, portray distance and more to create a beautiful, balanced painting.

Landscape Painting in Pastel: Techniques and Tips from a Lifetime of Painting - A five-step method for critiquing your own work. Additional master tips and secrets will push intermediate to advanced readers in their art. 20 step-by-step demonstrations. Inside you'll find:The fundamentals of pastel. Watson-Guptill. Track the vivid impact of the seasons to add depth to your work and translate seasonal impressions into personal expressions.

From the first ferns unfurling in spring to the flaming red foliage of fall and the snow-blanketed quiet of winter, master pastel artist and teacher Elizabeth Mowry offers both beginners and seasoned artists alike a fresh approach to creating light-filled landscape paintings.

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Painting Pastel Landscapes


Search Press 9781782211167 - A wide range of jeremys inspiring work is shown throughout the book to inspire and encourage the reader. North light books. This book guides you through colour & creating skyscapes, to depth & tone & perspective. Watson-Guptill. 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. 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.

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Pastel Artist's Bible: An Essential Reference for the Practicing Artist Artist's Bibles


Chartwell Books - The color section looks at the principles of color and gives suggestions for mixing colors and choosing a basic palette, especially important since manufacturers produce a bewildering array of colored pastels. Includes tips on composing your painting, using color, adding highlights and shadows, and creating textured effects.

North light books. Discover the unique joys of pastel painting with this easy-to-use guide to one of the most versatile and forgiving mediums. This book guides you through colour & creating skyscapes, to depth & tone & perspective. More than 100 visual sequences reveal key techniques such as mixing, scumbling, sgraffito, blending, hatching and feathering.

Pastel Artist's Bible: An Essential Reference for the Practicing Artist Artist's Bibles - Over 65, 000 copies sold worldwide. This information-packed book is divided into five sections. Watson-Guptill. The first, materials, introduces you to the range of pastels and papers that is available to you, with examples of how paper textures and colors can affect your work. Step-by-step demonstrations show how to approach a range of subjects from landscapes and flowers to portraits and still life.

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The Pastel Book: Materials and Techniques for Today's Artist


Watson-Guptill - North light books. He uses traditional soft and hard pastels, as well as oil pastels and oil sticks, showing the effects produced by each in step-by-step demonstrations. Absolutely the most thorough guide to pastel materials and techniques ever assembled in a single volume, this is the book for anyone working with pastels, from beginners to experienced artists looking to develop more professional skills.

Defining the pastel medium broadly—color in stick form to be used for drawing and painting simultaneously—the author creates works of sensuous textures and colors, ranging from subtle to intense. This book guides you through colour & tone & creating skyscapes, to depth & perspective. Watson-Guptill Publications.

The Pastel Book: Materials and Techniques for Today's Artist - Included are sophisticated ways to combine pastels with water, acrylic, alkyd gels, and oil paint for stunning mixed-media results. Watson-Guptill.

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Carlson's Guide to Landscape Painting


Dover Publications - Undoubtedly it is a good book for the beginner, but the old hand at art will appreciate its honesty and broadness of viewpoint. This is a book to keep, to read at leisure, and to look into for the solution of problems as they arise, when the need for an experienced hand is felt. Watson-Guptill. As howard simon says in the introduction: "Crammed into its pages are the thoughts and experiences of a lifetime of painting and teaching.

North light books. This book guides you through colour & creating skyscapes, to depth & tone & perspective. Watson-Guptill Publications. Carlson's guide to Landscape Painting by John F. Carlson's own work and 58 of his explanatory diagrams are shown on pages adjoining the text. It provides a wealth of advice on the choice of subject; it tells what to look for and aim for, and explains the mysteries of color, atmospheric conditions, and other phenomena to be found in nature.

Carlson's Guide to Landscape Painting - . Written by a famous american painter and teacher, whose landscapes are found in many of the world's most noted museums, this book is known as one of the art student's most helpful guides. In the beginning chapters, bleaching, palette, the author tells how to make the best of canvas, varnishing, glazing, and other materials and gives valuable advice about texture, brushes, colors, retouching, and framing.

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Painting with Pastels: Easy Techniques to Master the Medium


North Light Books - 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.

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. Watson-Guptill.

Painting with Pastels: Easy Techniques to Master the Medium - Come enjoy the art of pastel painting with beloved workshop instructor Maggie Price. Carlson's guide to Landscape Painting by John F. In this step-by-step guide, she teaches you everything you need to know to make the most of this accessible art form. This book guides you through colour & tone & creating skyscapes, to depth & perspective.

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