Oil Pastel Step by Step: Discover the secrets to creating masterpieces in oil pastel (Artist's Library)
visión de conjunto:Reseña del editor Loosely based on previously published title THE PASTELIST’S YEAR Elizabeth Mowry completely revamps the work into PASTEL PAINTING THE LANDSCAPE. Completely updated and reworked to be relevant for pastel artists today readers of all levels will learn the skills and techniques they need to create beautiful landscapes. Pastel materials and surfaces will be pictured and explained thoroughly. Strokes and exercises will be demonstrated and explained so that beginners can become acquainted with the medium. And intermediate and advanced readers will enjoy the master tips and secrets shared by one of the masters of the medium as she infuses every page with the knowledge experience and feedback that she has received over the last twenty years of teaching and jurying exhibitions. Clear step-by-step demonstrations show how to achieve the painterly effects that light up spring summer fall and winter scenes. Although the images in the book will reflect the seasonal changes that occur in nature the seasons will not be overly emphasized. The book will introduce the idea that nature changes in exciting ways for artists to capture in their work. Biografía del autor Elizabeth Mowry is a Master Pastelist in the Pastel Society of America and a Distinguished Pastelist in the Pastel Society of the West Coast on whose Board of Advisors she serves. Elizabeth is listed in Who’s Who in American Art. She taught for fifteen years at the prestigious Woodstock School of Art in New York. She is a member of the Board of Advisors of the International Association of Pastel Societies. Elizabeth has been the recipient of more than forty major landscape awards in national and international exhibitions. Her paintings have been exhibited in venues such as The Butler Institute of American Art Hermitage Museum The National Academy of Art For the Parks Lauren Rogers Museum of Art The Salmagundi Club NYC and American Artists Professional League. Elizabeth’s landscape paintings have also been exhibited in France Italy Russia Japan in China at the Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts and most recently at the International Pastel Invitational Exhibition in TaipeiTaiwan. Paintings by Elizabeth Mowry are included in the following corporate collections: Kaiser Permanente CO; Key Bank of New York NY; Suburban General Hospital PittsburghPA; Management Compensation Group of New York NY; Dun & Bradstreet NY & NJ; Inter-County Bank New Paltz NY; The Pain Center Shelby NC; Mount Gulian Historical Society NY; Pete Marwick & Mitchell Accounting Albany NY; First American Bank Albany NY; American Cancer Society NY; Key Corporation 12 States; Evergreen Bank Albany NY; and in the Flora Giffuni Legacy Collection of the Butler Institute of American Art Youngstown OH.