Collins Pastels Workshop: A Practical Course in Pastel Painting to Develop Skills and Confidence

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9780004129273: Collins Pastels Workshop: A Practical Course in Pastel Painting to Develop Skills and Confidence

The workshop approach to learning to paint is based on active "hands-on" participation by the student. With this in mind, this book - the second in Collins' "Workshop" series for the leisure painter - combines instructional teaching by a professional artist with practical exercises and projects which are specifically designed to encourage students to develop their own style and ideas, rather than just copying those of other artists. The book features: practical projects, with a system of self-assessment to monitor progress; additional exercises to try, including several step-by-step demonstrations; comprehensive guidelines on materials and methods; hints and useful checklists; varied subject matter - still-life, flowers and gardens, landscapes, seascapes, figures and abstracts; and a wide selection of paintings by the author and other artists to show different styles and techniques.

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• Practical projects and exercises
• System of self-assessment
• Demonstration paintings
• Guidelines for improving painting skills
• Helpful tips and checklists
• Varied subject matter, including still life, flowers, gardens, landscapes, seascapes, figures and abstracts
• Inspirational work by well-know contemporary artists

"…a first-rate practical course…"
THE ARTIST

"…an excellent book…"
LEISURE PAINTER

About the Author:

Jackie Simmonds is a well-known pastel artist and an excellent teacher and communicator. She writes regularly for The Artist magazine and runs very popular and successful workshops and painting holidays.

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