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Collins 30 Minute Pastels


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This is the fourth title in the Collins 30-Minute series of practical and inspirational guides in a handy sketchbook format. Aimed at the practised beginner, it will show how to achieve successful pastels in just 30 minutes -- ideal for the busy amateur artist. Many people think they don't have enough time to paint, but in this attractive guide Margaret Evans encourages quick and simple learning. By working with just a few materials and focusing on just the key techniques it is possible to achieve successful paintings in no more than half an hour. And for those artists who already have a little painting experience, learning to work more quickly enables them to free up their style and paint more spontaneously. With clear, easy-to-follow advice and ideas presented in a simple approachable way, this book provides a perfect introduction to painting pastels quickly and easily. Key features include, quick tips, handy checklists, practical projects, step-by-step exercises and half-hour demonstrations. / The fourth title in the Collins 30-Minute series for the beginner painter in a handy and distinctive sketchbook format. / Shows how to achieve successful pastels in only 30 minutes. / Full of quick tips, checklists and easy-to-follow projects, exercises and step-by-step demonstrations. / Excellent value for money. / Written by professional artist Margaret Evans, one of the UK's leading art tutors and particularly known for her pastel work.

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Quick tips
Useful checklists
Practical projects
Simple exercises
Step-by-step demonstrations
Inspirational ideas

About the Author

A past President of the Society of All Artists (SAA) and pastel advisor, Margaret Evans is best-known for her pastel painting, but she also teaches watercolours, oils, acrylics and other media. She is internationally known for her portraits in oil and pastel, and is a member of the Portrait Society of America, featuring regularly in the International Artist magazine. Her numerous teaching videos and DVDs are available worldwide.


`These books are clear and very easy to follow. They make the reader feel confident that they will be able to achieve good results in the given time, and at a reasonable price!'
Leisure Painter, April 2008

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