Practical Pastels

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Curtis Tappenden

After pencils, pastels are the easiest medium of all for the novice artist to learn on: you can get a vivid, appealing result with just a few hours practice, and the solid sticks of colour are satisfying to handle and to use. Planned and compiled by an accomplished pastel artist and teacher, Practical Pastels follows a simple formula to guarantee success, taking the reader from their very first mark-making exercises to accomplished sketches in easy-to-follow stages with accessible, inspirational text.

PRICE: $9.99 / Can$12.99 / £7.99

MEDIUM: Drawing & Illustration, Pastel

FORMAT: Paperback

ISBN: 9781782402404

SIZE: 5.551 in x 6.85in / 141mm x 174 mm

PUBLISHED: April 6, 2015

Curtis Tappenden is an artist, writer, and illustrator. He also teaches visual studies at the Kent Institute of Art and Design.