Jenny Keal shares her passion for soft pastels in this inspiring and practical guide. She takes us through the basics of painting such as composition, colour theory and composition. There are then five beautiful step-by-by step demonstrations showing how to paint landscapes and flower studies, with plenty of useful tips for anyone wishing to paint with pastels, this most 'expressive and immediate' of mediums.
Jenny Keal was born in Southampton and lived for most of her life in the New Forest. She was interested in art from childhood and continued to paint as a hobby while her children were small. She joined Romsey Art Group in 1990 and met her husband, David Bellamy. After discovering pastels, her painting flourished and she became a full-time artist and art tutor. Jenny demonstrates to art societies and has written a book on watercolour and many articles for Leisure Painter magazine.