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>> Pastel Painting - Dozens of titles!

See Also: Plein Air, Drawing

The Pastellist's Year-Painting the Four Seasons in Pastel
Elizabeth Mowry

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Pastel 2

The Best of Pastel 2
Kristina Feliciano
Editor, Pastel Society of America

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Capturing Light in Pastel
Lionel Aggett


Particularly for the landscape painter, this book shows how to create and emulate light in pastel paintings. You won't want to put this one down! The demonstrations are clear, and easy to follow.

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Pencil Drawing Techniques
Carole Katchen

Great overall guide on pastel painting. Methodical, expressive and complete. A solid volume for pastel from supplies to completion of paintings.

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The Art of Pastel Portraiture
Madlyn-Ann C. Woolwich


Pastel has long been considered an ideal medium for painting portraits. Here, noted pastelist Madlyn-Ann Woolwich calls on a group of outstanding artists to demonstrate the important elements that go into creating successful portraits in pastel. Luminous portraits throughout the book demonstrate an amazing range of styles, techniques, and approaches. 292 full-color illustrations.

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Painting the Landscape in Pastel
Albert Handell, Anita Louise West


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Painting the Landscape in Pastel
by Albert Handell, Anita Louise West
0823039129


Wolf Kahn Pastels

Wolf Kahn Pastels Wolf Kahn is one of this country's best-loved contemporary artists. His brilliantly colored landscapes in oil have placed him at the forefront of American representational art. Many collectors equally prize his luminous pastels, the subject of this delightful new book. With more than 100 colorplates illustrating his brief, breezy essays, Kahn reveals his distinctive approach to working in this medium. Offering a rare glimpse into the way an artist thinks and why he works the way he does, Kahn's musings about the creative process bring a number of key issues to life for artists, students, and art lovers, and make the book a valuable supplementary text for pastel classes. ar

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More great titles we recommend:

Pastel for the Serious Beginner
Larry Blovits

The Pastel Book:
Materials and Techniques for Now's Artist
Billl Creevy
A comprehensive, professional-level book, with type of pastel technique is demonstrated. Use of other mediums such as watercolor, pencils, even ball-point pens, are explored showing how they can be used to achieve new effects and enhance already existing works. Also: up-to-date catalog of all materials available.

Capturing Light & Color With Pastel
Doug Dawson
A personal favorite of The Critique Shop. Dougs rich technique is incredible, and wonderful to observe and study for hours on end. His ability to capture light and teach how to do it yourself is great.

Pastel
Daniel E. Greene, NA
Learn from a contemporary master pastelist! His portraits and other subjects are sought the world over. Get a copy of this book if you can, even if you have to go to the library to find it. He also teaches nationwide workshops. (Out of Print, try to obtain at your local library or have Amazon do a search for you.)

Pastel Painting Workshop
Albert Handell
If you can get any books by Albert Handell...do it! His masterful, delicate use of pastel is marvelous! He captures texture and mood in a remarkable way. Great instruction regarding all aspects of pastel painting. There are still some copies out there. He also teaches nationwide workshops. (Out of Print, try to obtain at your local library or have Amazon do a search for you.)

Introduction to Pastels
Michael Wright
Learn from a contemporary master pastelist! His portraits and other subjects are sought the world over. Get a copy of this book if you can, even if you have to go to the library to find it. He also teaches nationwide workshops. (Out of Print, try to obtain at your local library or have
Amazon do a search for you.)

Painting With Pastels
(Step by Step Leisure Arts Series)
Leisure Arts(Editor), Peter Coombs(Not Yet Published)

Pastel Painting
Paperback

Portraits in Pastel
Dennis Frost

The Art of Pastel Painting
Alan Flattmann

Painting Landscapes in Pastel.
Ernest. Savage

100 Keys to Great Pastel Painting
Miranda Fellows, Miranda Fellow

The Big Book of Painting Nature in Pastel
S. Allyn Schaeffer, John Shaw

Creative Painting With Pastel
Carole Katchen

Drawing With Crayons, Pastels, Sanguine, and Chalks
(The Complete Course on Painting and...
Jose Maria Parramon

Gardens in Pastels
Jackie Simmonds

Learning to Paint in Pastel
Paperback

Painting Expressive Pastel Portraits
Paul Leveille

Painting Flowers & Gardens in Watercolor & Pastel
Alison Hoblyn

Painting with Pastels
Peter D. Johnson

Painting With Pastels
Aubrey Phillip

Pastel Painter's Solution Book:
50 Pastel Painting Problems & How to Solve Them
David Cuthbert

Pastel Painting Techniques:
17 Pastel Painting Projects Illustrated
Step-By-Step With Advice on Materials & Techniques
Guy Roddon

Pastels
John Blockley

Start Now in Pastel
Tom Robb

Capturing Personality in Pastel
Dennis Frost 

The Encyclopedia of Pastel Techniques
Judy Martin

Fundamentals of Pastel Painting
Leonard Richmond

How to Paint Figures in Pastel
Joe Singer

How to Paint Portraits in Pastel
Joe Singer

Introduction to Drawing & Painting With Pastel
Diana Constance 

Introduction to Pastel and Acrylic
Ronald Pearsall

Oil Pastel : Materials & Techniques for Today's Artist
Kenneth Leslie

Painting in Pastels
Jenny Rodwell

Painting Landscapes & Figures in Pastel
(Watson-Guptill Painting Library)
Jose M. Parramon 

Painting Landscapes in Pastel.
Ernest. Savage

Painting People
Burt Silverman

Pastel Painting Step by Step
Elinor Lathrop, Sears

 

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