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Description - Pure Pastel: Contemporary Works by Today's Top Artists by Anne Hevener

Gorgeous coffee-table-style book showcases the artwork of 100 of today's best and most popular pastel artists. Pastel is a medium like no other: pure colour, unrivalled in its immediacy of application, and - in the hands of today's most talented artists - capable of astonishing feats of expression. A celebration of the best in contemporary pastel painting, Pure Pastel explores how artists are pushing the medium to new heights of innovation and creativity. Art from 100 of today's most recognisable names in pastel, hand selected and invited to participate by the editor of Pastel Journal A dynamic range of styles and subjects, including still life, portraits, city scenes, animals, landscapes, abstracts and more Firsthand commentary offers insight into the artists' work - how they use pastel to capture a moment in time, tell a story or evoke emotion. This visual feast of a book serves up page after page of luminous colour, staccato strokes, fresh perspectives and masterful techniques. It's sure to be an enduring source of awe and inspiration for artists and art lovers alike. AUTHOR: Anne Hevener is the editor of F+W Media's Pastel Journal. In recognition of her contributions, the Pastel Society of America selected Anne for the 2012 Friend of Pastel Award. 140 colour illustrations

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781440350900
Format: Hardback
(305mm x 229mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: North Light Books
Publisher: F&W Publications Inc
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2019
Country of Publication: United States

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