My book

'Beginning Pastel'

is now available click here 

Leading pastel artist Paul Pigram has been commissioned to write a book by global USA publisher Walter Foster.

The book, titled Beginning Pastel, teaches aspiring artists everything they need to know to get started drawing and painting in pastel. From choosing the right surface and pastels to basic painting techniques.


Beginning Pastel guides readers through an exploration of pastel with easy-to-understand concepts and step-by-step methods. Building on these basic, fundamental techniques, artists can practice with step-by-step workshops that are broken down and explained with large detailed images and examples. 


Beginning Pastel is the perfect resource for artists who want to master the art of pastel painting.


Beginning pastel is now available from Bodnant Art Studio


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