Pastels (Collins Learn to Paint)

 
9780007193950: Pastels (Collins Learn to Paint)

This best-selling title will be relaunched in September 04 with a fresh new cover design. Written by the highly respected artist John Blockley, this book provides an ideal introduction to the popular and accessible medium of pastels.

John Blockley gives advice on choosing materials and demonstrates all the basic techniques of painting in the colourful, modern medium of pastels. He shows how to make marks with pastels, which papers to use and how to work from pencil sketches.

There are many interesting step-by-step demonstration paintings on a variety of subjects – flowers, trees, still life, buildings and landscapes – and the book includes a fine selection of John Blockley’s beautiful pastel paintings.

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John Blockley demonstrates all the basic techniques of painting in the colourful modern media of pastels. He shows how to make marks with pastels, which papers to use and how to work from pencil sketches.

There are many interesting step-by-step demonstration paintings on a variety of subjects – flowers, still life, interiors and landscapes.

About the Author:

John Blockley was a very well-known and successful artist who regularly exhibited at the Royal Institute of Watercolour Painters, The New English Art Club and the Pastel Society. He was ex -President of the Pastel Society and wrote many books on art instruction over the years.

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