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This introductory book will show the reader how to draw the most diverse motifs in pastel. Trough these easy to follow and highly illustrated exercises, the reader will learn how develop sketches, select surfaces and mix different techniques, chose the appropriate colors, use shadows and background motifs, contrast, perspective all those elements that constitute the essent...more
Published by Konemann (first published January 1st 1999)
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Ciekawy podręcznik ukazujący tajniki pasteli. Czytelnik krok po kroku poznaje nowe sposoby i techniki zastosowania pasteli, dla początkującego duża dawka ćwiczeń i wiedzy oraz zajęcie na długi czas. Trzeba jednak pamiętać by wychodzić poza przykłady przestawione przez autora i samemu próbować przekładać realne widoki i przedmioty na papier - łatwo dzięki temu podręcznikowi kopiować to co ukazuje autor. Większą frajdę odkrywałam kiedy sama zmierzałam się z trudem oddania faktury i barw otoczenia...more
Marjorie Elwood
I wasn't terribly impressed with this. It was difficult to understand, which I thought was my inability to understand art theory, until I realized that it was translated from the original Spanish. Some things don't translate well, as in this excerpt from the description of a sketch: "This is a straightforward exercise despite the intimidatingly magnificent result below." Hmmmm.

Mostly theoretical, with some helpful practical exercises.
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