Creevy, Bill THE PASTEL BOOK: MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES FOR TODAY'S ARTIST
Watson-Guptill 1991 0823039021 / 9780823039029 Hardcover Very Good/Very Good
This is designed as a reference book for artists working in the pastel medi um. During the past ten years innovations in pastel materials have led to e xciting developments in pastel technique. This book looks at contemporary p astel materials combining this knowledge with an in-depth exploration of a range of pastel techniques. The author combines pastel colour work with wat ercolour, acrylic paint, gel and oils to create a variety of painted effect s. He also shows how such drawing mediums as pen and ink, pencil, ballpoint pens and monotype prints can provide unusual starting points for pastel pa intings. This book is designed to prove of interest to beginners as well as to professional illustrators and artists.