Do you want to paint quick, loose pastels? This practical guide for beginners, in a handy sketchbook format, will show you how you can achieve attractive and successful paintings in just 30 minutes-ideal for today's busy amateur artists.
With clear, easy to follow advice and ideas presented in a simple approachable way, this book provides the perfect introduction. Key features include quick tips, handy checklists, practical projects, step-by-step exercises and half-hour demonstrations.
`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
Margaret Evans is a well-known artist and practical art teacher who specialises in figure work and portraiture, as well as pastel painting. She has exhibited her work with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, the Pastel Society and the United Society of Artists and now runs extremely successful painting courses from her studio in Scotland, as well as working on commissions in all media. Margaret is an established contributor to the leisure painting press and has made a number of practical art videos.