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Title:
Beginner's guide to painting with oil pastels : projects, techniques and inspiration to get you started / Tim Fisher.
ISBN:
9781782215509
Publication Information:
Tunbridge Wells : Search Press, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
96 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 28 cm
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Includes index.
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Summary

Summary

Learn to paint with oil pastels in this accessible book for the absolute beginner.

Learn to paint with oil pastels in this straightforward guide to this relatively unexplored medium.

Tim Fisher demonstrates how to use the oil pastels on their own, or in conjunction with acrylic inks and paints and watercolours, on a variety of surfaces to create beautiful paintings that will maintain their vibrancy for years to come.

This Beginner's Guide to Painting with Oil Pastels features six full step-by-step projects covering a variety of subjects from animal portraits to boats, harbours and reflections, and introduces the reader to mark-making with oil pastels and using solvents for a textured finish.

The book also explains how to preserve, keep and frame your oil pastel works safely.


Author Notes

Tim Fisher was born in Leicestershire, UK, and has had a lifelong interest in art. He is well known for his love of color and experimentation and works in a wide range of mediums. Many of his paintings have been produced as fine art prints and cards. Tim is a regular contributor to the Leisure Painter magazine. He also runs workshops and painting holidays as well as demonstrating to art groups throughout the UK.