Updated for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus
If you've always wanted to try pastels but didn't know where to begin, this video course is for you.
Expert tutors from My Craft Academy guide you through all the steps you need to create stunning paintings in this most versatile of mediums.
You can learn at your own pace, but you'll soon master the techniques needed to paint your own perfect pastel piece.
The first of eight video classes starts with the basics:
• Types of pastels explained
• What papers you'll want to use
• Must-have tools to get you started
Pastel artist Marc Moller begins the course with a two-part series on the tools and materials needed. He takes an in-depth look at different types of pastels, explains your options as far as papers are concerned, and shows you some of the many tools that are available.
Then it's time to get started with an underpainting. Marc explains all you need to know in this vital process.
Once you're ready to begin, you can watch Marc's two-part tutorial on the foundations of pastels. He begins by showing you some important techniques, and then moves onto completing a landscape piece. Watching him you'll learn:
• Shading and layering
• How to perfect your color choices
• Even more basic techniques
Once you have mastered the basics Barb Bruns then explains how to create a still life pastel picture in a three-part series.
Barb walks you through every step of the process, beginning with underpainting and ending with highlights and details.
Once you have mastered the techniques to create these simple scenes you'll soon be creating amazing paintings to show off to your friends and family in no time at all.
- February 06, 2014 Initial release
- February 22, 2015 New version 2