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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Learn to paint with the guidance of experienced artists and teachers. Each of the guides in the Learn to Paint series is written by a professional and includes everything you need to begin: basic advice on paints and materials, a wealth of tips and techniques, simple exercises to develop skills, and clear, step-by-step demonstrations. Handsomely designed and filled with color illustrations, these are excellent guides for all aspiring painters.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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Book Description Collins, 2004. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780007193950
Book Description Collins, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110007193955