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    The Art of Pastel: Discover Techniques for Creating Beautiful Works of Art in Pastel (Collector's Series) (Paperback) By (author) Marla Baggetta, By (author) Ken Goldman, By (author) Marilyn Grame, By (author) Nathan Rohlander, By (author) William Schneider

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    DescriptionThe velvety strokes of pastel have enchanted fine artists for more than a century. From airy strokes to bold marks & soft hues, to vibrant shades, the versatility of pastel makes it suitable for a wide range of subjects. Five artists provide instructions for using soft, hard, & oil pastels - each sharing their own unique approach.


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    Title
    The Art of Pastel
    Subtitle
    Discover Techniques for Creating Beautiful Works of Art in Pastel
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marla Baggetta, By (author) Ken Goldman, By (author) Marilyn Grame, By (author) Nathan Rohlander, By (author) William Schneider
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 229 mm
    Height: 305 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781600581953
    ISBN 10: 1600581951
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WFA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AFF
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: I-AT
    DC22: 741.235
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25840
    B&T Approval Code: A03402400
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A03402414
    BISAC V2.8: ART021000
    LC classification: NC880 .S359 2010
    BIC subject category V2: AFFP
    Thema V1.0: AFF, WFA
    Illustrations note
    350 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Walter Foster Publishing
    Imprint name
    Walter Foster Publishing
    Publication date
    30 July 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Laguna Hills, CA
    Author Information
    "Nathan Rohlander "holds an MFA in drawing and painting and a BFA in illustration. He is currently an instructor at Laguna College of Art and Design. "Marla Baggetta "has been a self-employed, professional artist since 1983. She currently lives in Oregon and holds painting workshops. "William Schneider's "oil and pastel artwork has appeared in numerous publications, and he is a member of several artists' associations. He lives in Illinois with his wife and youngest daughter.
    Review quote
    Schneider, William & others. The Art of Pastel. Walter Foster: Quayside. 2010. 144p. illus. ISBN 9781600581953. pap. $19.95. ART INSTRUCTIONPastel is a deceptively simple medium, rich in flexibility but very easy to turn into mud. Three accomplished artists each present an original take on the medium, with Schneider featuring a mostly realist approach; Marla Baggetta, impressionistic and abstract methods; and Nathan Rohlander, oil pastel. All offer useful vignette images of details within each project. This is a comprehensive guide for beginners. - Library Journal, November 15, 2010