The Encyclopedia of Pastel Techniques

The Encyclopedia of Pastel Techniques

[a Unique A-Z Directory of Pastel Painting Techniques Plus Guidance on How to Use Them]

Book - 2001
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Perseus Publishing
Fourteen creative crafters show how to create beautiful cards using techniques such as rubber stamping, quilling, beading, watercolour painting, punching and many more. All the projects are clearly demonstrated using step-by-step photography and there are plenty of wonderful card ideas to inspire beginners and experienced crafters alike.

Independent Publishing Group
Pastel artists of all skill levels will find invaluable information in this comprehensive resource that shows how to work with pastels and how to choose them. Divided into two parts, the first section contains an A-to-Z encyclopedia covering the full pastel range, including soft pastels, hard pastels, pastel pencils, oil pastels, and water-soluble pastels. The exact characteristics of each medium are explained as are specific pastel brands. The second section contains a broad selection of themes in which techniques are shown in concept. Lavishly illustrated throughout, this reference includes galleries of paintings for inspiration and step-by-step instructions for a variety of subjects, including landscapes, portraits, and still lifes.

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells : Search Press, 2001
ISBN: 9780855329594
Characteristics: 192 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm


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