The Pastelist's Year
Painting the Four Seasons in PastelBook - 2001
From an expert painter of pastels, here are hundreds of proven ways to capture the glory and color of the seasons. The palette and soft motifs of pastels are perfect for capturing the beauty of nature in every phase of the year. Now every artist can learn how to use them like the professionals. In The Pastelist's Year: Painting the Four Seasons In Pastel, Master Pastelist Elizabeth Mowry demonstrates, step by step, how to paint pastels that distinctly capture the mood, color, and majesty of the four seasons. First, readers will find an overview on the fundamentals of working in this delightful medium, including strokes and sanded panels. Dozens of how-to instructions and accompanying text make it easy for anyone to master the basics. The rest of this remarkable sourcebook is packed with more than 250 stunning full-color photos of the seasons themselves, conveniently organized in four sections. Each section offers specific palettes, thoughts, and ideas for capturing color and tonal essences, as well as complete step-by-step demonstrations.
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill, c2001
Branch Call Number: 743.836/MOW 4565 1
Alternative Title: Painting the four seasons in pastel