The Art of Pastel: Discover techniques for creating beautiful works of art in pastel

Paperback | July 1, 2010

byMarla Baggetta, Nathan Rohlander, William Schneider

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The velvety strokes of pastel have enchanted fine artists for more than a century. From airy strokes to bold marks and soft hues to vibrant shades, the versatility of pastel makes it suitable for a wide range of subjects and moods. Now anyone can experience this multi-dimensional medium with The Art of Pastel. Inside this comprehensive guide, five artists provide instruction for using soft, hard, and oil pastel—each sharing his or her unique approach. From portraits and landscapes to rich floral scenes, this book contains a wealth of inspiring images that artists can re-create step by step.


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The velvety strokes of pastel have enchanted fine artists for more than a century. From airy strokes to bold marks and soft hues to vibrant shades, the versatility of pastel makes it suitable for a wide range of subjects and moods. Now anyone can experience this multi-dimensional medium with The Art of Pastel. Inside this comprehensive guide, five artists provide instruction for using soft, hard, ...

Marla Baggetta has been a self-employed, professional artist since 1983. She currently lives in Oregon and holds painting workshops.Nathan Rohlander's bright, vibrant paintings have been featured in the pages of Esquire and Shuz magazines, on the cover of Coast magazine, in Super Bowl commercials, in numerous television shows, and even in MTV videos. Having graduated with honors and a fine arts degree from the Art Ce...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 12 × 9 × 0.25 inPublished:July 1, 2010Publisher:Walter Foster PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1600581951

ISBN - 13:9781600581953

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