|Barbara Benedetti Newton.|
|Pages/Publication Date:||224 / 2013|
Whether making sure you have the right materials and equipment or revealing how to use shading and contrast in your pastel painting, this handbook provides hundreds of illustrated answers to questions about working in pastels, for beginning and experienced artists alike. It's filled with valuable and reliable advice from an expert on different techniques and effects, demonstrated in step by step photos and illustrations, while covering specific questions like: Why is soft pastel such a popular medium? What is a vignette? Can I mix pastel with other media? And how is color perspective used to create a three dimensional image?