Oil Pastel Step by Step: Discover the secrets to creating masterpieces in oil pastel (Artist's Library)
This comprehensive, 64-page book offers in-depth instruction on creating vibrant paintings with the often overlooked but versatile medium, oil pastel. A relatively new fine-art medium, oil pastel is inexpensive and may be used directly in dry form with minimal setup and easy clean up, so beginners can get started right away! The book opens with a thorough introduction to basic oil pastel tools and techniques. Then, artist-author Nathan Rohlander shows aspiring artists how to render a wide range of subjects—from flowers and animals to landscapes and portraits—with simple, step-by-step demonstrations and stunning illustrations.