Painting Sunlight and Shadow with Pastels: Essential Techniques for Brilliant Effects

Author(s): Maggie Price

Art - Techniques

Master the art of creating lifelike landscapes and objects in pastel by using these sunlight and shadow techniques, whether you paint outdoors in natural light, inside using artificial light or from photographs, all at a great low price. Readers learn to represent the effects of light and shadow in order to create beautiful, lifelike paintings. Price and her contributors give readers everything they need to paint brilliant sunlight and beautiful shadows in pastel, starting with materials and going on to painting landscapes, seascapes and manmade structures, such as buildings. Whether readers enjoy working outdoors or prefer painting from photographs, this book is loaded with insights into painting a wide variety of lighting situations, including how to paint scenes at various times of the day.


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Maggie Price is a co-founder, former editor and current contributor for The Pastel Journal; the president of the International Association of Pastel Societies; and she has written numerous articles for other magazines, including The Artist's Magazine.

General Fields

  • : 9781440303913
  • : F&W Publications Inc
  • : North Light Books
  • : April 2011
  • : 276mm X 210mm X 10mm
  • : United States
  • : August 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Maggie Price
  • : Paperback
  • : 741.235
  • : 128
  • : 250 colour illustrations