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Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light: Oil, Pastel and Watercolor

By: Chris Saper

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, North Light Books: 2015

Seller ID: 001911

ISBN: 1440341834

Condition: New


LEARNING HOW TO CAPTURE SUCH QUALITY HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER! Inside you'll find guidelines for rendering accurate skin tones in a variety of media, including watercolor, oil and pastel. You'll begin with a review of the five essential painting elements (drawing, value, color, composition and edges), then learn how light and color influence the appearance of skin tones. Best-selling artist Chris Saper provides the advice and examples that make every lesson and technique easy to understand-immediately improving the quality of your work. You'll discover how to:* Paint the four major skin color gro... View more info

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Abstract Art Painting: Expressions in Mixed Media

By: Debora Stewart

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, North Light Books: 2015

Seller ID: 001977

ISBN: 1440335842

Condition: New


Would you love to take your art in a new direction? In Abstract Art Painting, you will enter a realm of tactile, intuitive excitement, combining pastel and acrylic to achieve results as unique as you are. You'll learn how to explore the use of color theory in abstraction and to use underpainting to bring structure and depth to your art. In addition you'll begin to understand how to work in a series and how this can help you develop your own personal style. A sampling of what you'll add to your creative toolbox: * Pastel and acrylic techniques to use to complete your own paintings * The benefit... View more info

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Painting Pastel Landscapes

By: Jeremy Ford

Price: $34.95

Publisher: UK, Search Press: 2015

Seller ID: 003499

ISBN: 1782211160

Condition: New


Written by pastel expert and former Society for All Artists President Jeremy Ford, this gorgeous book is packed full of chalk pastel techniques and inspiring step-by-step projects. It starts with the basics, such as mark-making and blending, through using colour and tone and creating skyscapes, to more advanced techniques including successfully creating depth and perspective. The book builds in difficulty, interspersing the techniques with five beautiful step-by-step projects, allowing the reader to either dip in and out of the book for inspiration, or to follow the book as a course to build u... View more info

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Landscape Painting Essentials with Johannes Vloothuis: Lessons in Acrylic, Oil, Pastel and Watercolor

By: Johannes Vloothuis

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, North Light Books: 2015

Seller ID: 001948

ISBN: 144033627X

Condition: New


Secrets to Painting Beautiful Landscapes Painting the landscape can be fun and rewarding--if you make the right decisions as you paint. After all, it is the artist's greatest challenge to somehow capture a sense of it all--the grandness, the majesty, the splendor of nature--with just a few strokes of paint on a canvas. Popular art instructor Johannes Vloothuis makes the process a whole lot easier with the essential techniques, key concepts and expert advice he shares in this book. * Learn straightforward strategies to make your paintings more interesting and dramatic, such as simplifying the f... View more info

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The Landscape Paintings of Richard McKinley: Selected Works in Oil and Pastel

By: Richard McKinley

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, North Light Books: 2015

Seller ID: 001997

ISBN: 1440339694

Condition: New


The Landscape Paintings of Richard McKinley invites you to experience the artist's life work and lessons learned. In this impressive yet intimate collection of 100 breathtaking pastel and oil landscape paintings, McKinley takes you along as he tackles his favorite subjects--the the vistas of the Pacific Northwest, the California coastline, fall in Taos, New Mexico, and many others--while sharing the anecdotes, techniques and feelings behind each work. This volume is, in essence, three books in one: * A salute to the beauty of our earth. Scenes (many completed en plein air) range from McKinley'... View more info