This gorgeous book is packed full of chalk pastel techniques, five inspiring step-by-step projects and galleries of Jeremy Fords stunning work. It starts with the basics and builds in difficulty, interspersing techniques with projects, allowing you to dip in and out for inspiration, or follow the book as a course.
Written by pastel expert Jeremy Ford, this gorgeous book is packed full of chalk pastel techniques and inspiring step-by-step projects. It starts with the basics, such as mark-making and blending, through using colour and tone and creating skyscapes, to more advanced techniques including successfully creating depth and perspective. The book builds in difficulty, interspersing the tips and techniques with five beautiful step-by-step projects, allowing the reader to either dip in and out of the book for inspiration, or to follow the book as a course to build up their skills. A wide range of Jeremys inspiring work is shown throughout the book to inspire and encourage the reader.
Written by chalk pastel expert Jeremy Ford
Packed with Jeremys useful advice and helpful tips, this book is ideal both for those who are completely new to chalk pastels and for those who are looking for inspiring new ideas
Use the clear, informative techniques and then put them into practise with five beautiful step-by-step projects
About Jeremy Ford
Jeremy Ford studied graphic design at the Southport College of Art, and Illustration at the Harrow College of Art. He has been a freelance illustrator, artist, demonstrator and teacher since 1978 and has illustrated a wide variety of books and greetings cards. He lives in Yorkshire and runs popular painting workshops and holidays.
Naturalising vivid colours 30
PROJECT: Northern Lights 32
Colour and tone 40
PROJECT: After the Storm 46
PROJECT: Snowy Lane 58
Elements of the landscape 66
PROJECT: Reflections 74
Composing from photographs 82
Creating depth 84
PROJECT: Summer Meadow 88