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llis
09-28-2000, 06:50 AM
I have been told that Alan Flattman's, "The Art of Pastel Painting" is a good book for me to read as a beginning pastelist. I looked at Amazon and they don't list it. Does anyone have a copy they would like to sell? Sure hope so. Or...do any of you have any names of out of print book stores that I might call?



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4vincent
09-28-2000, 01:09 PM
Ilis,

I've picked up some good bargains at a book store in Daytona; you could give them a call. It's
Mandala Books
204 W. Internat Speedway Blvd
Daytona Beach, Fla 32114
Ph (904) 255-6728
Ken
Hmmm...wonder if they have TWO copies? http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/smile.gif

I might add you could ask about
"Pastel" by Daniel Greene
Pastel books by Joe Singer, Elinor Sears,
Albert Handell, Harvey Dinnerstein are
also informative..(the list goes on...)

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llis
09-28-2000, 06:45 PM
Found one source.... Borders.com will try to get it from the publisher...but they will not promise. I am going to keep trying... Thanks all for the other book suggestions. http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/smile.gif

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Roan
09-28-2000, 08:29 PM
Barnes and Noble

<A HREF="http://shop.barnesandnoble.com/OopBooks/oopResultsTitle.asp?userid=1PQ9DLOT7V&mscssid=P2TF00HBXN2E9G8V7937XWUDT4NWC8XC&author=Alan+Flattmann&title=The+Art+of+Pastel+Painting& rstart=1&WID=678775">Here</A>

in their out of print section has two available copies. They're first editions tho, and rather pricey.

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Neal Glover
09-28-2000, 10:11 PM
Someone has it for sale on half.com for $13.74

llis
09-28-2000, 10:45 PM
Gosh Neal.....thanks so much for the tip!!!! (((((((((( NEAL )))))))))))

<----- that was a big hug!!!!

Hope I can get there before the rush! In the mean time be sure to .....

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VictoriaS
09-29-2000, 12:00 AM
Try abe.com. If it isn't on a seller's list there already, you can be notified when somebody has it.

Roan
09-29-2000, 07:50 PM
OMG! Would you LOOK at these prices? I've never heard of www.half.com. (http://www.half.com.)

COOL!

Surfing!

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llis
09-29-2000, 08:18 PM
Hey 4Vincent.... I found two of Fattmans books on ebay. Check it out. I think I got the one at www.half.com (http://www.half.com) At least they sent me a message and said that my order went through. http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/smile.gif

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4vincent
10-03-2000, 09:59 AM
Thanks Ilis

I'll check that out. Ken

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bk7251
10-13-2000, 10:33 PM
As I mentioned in a separate post, I strongly recommend a new pastel book, "Wolf Kahn Pastels" published by Abrams. Not instructions for novices, but serious advice for serious artists by a master of the medium.

magpie
10-21-2000, 12:35 AM
I've gotten a great
deal of inspiration from
Pastel Book: Materials and Techniques for Today's Artist by Bill Creevy
(Paperback - 176 pages 2 edition (August 1999)Watson-Guptill Pubns; ISBN: 0823039056
Creevy's work is superb and very individual and he stretches the medium in fascinating ways

nancymae
10-23-2000, 01:50 PM
Also try www.bibliofind.com (http://www.bibliofind.com) for out-of-print books. They are a clearing house for many out of the way booksellers...who list their books in the data banks. I have gotten many books that have been out of print. Check it out!!!

Keep paintin!!
Nancy

Bobbie
10-29-2000, 04:00 PM
Originally posted by llis:
I have been told that Alan Flattman's, "The Art of Pastel Painting" is a good book for me to read as a beginning pastelist.

Another method to find the book you are looking for is to use a search engine (I use Google) and just input the title in Quotes and see what it will bring up for you. I've just used another method that, happily for me, was succesful. I used a Natl. phone directory to look up the author's phone # and called her. She was good enough to respond to me. I was/am elated to have her book. Hope you can find your book!

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Bobbie

Bobbie
10-29-2000, 04:10 PM
[QUOTE]Originally posted by magpie:
[B]I've gotten a great
deal of inspiration from
Pastel Book: Materials and Techniques for Today's Artist by Bill Creevy
I agree, this is a great book. You might also like The Pastel Painter's Solution Book by David Cuthbert pub. by North Light. There is another very informative book entitled-opps-can't think of the title but it's written by our local here, Doug Dawson. It's a great book-he's not only a great artist but a wonderful instructor. I've had the privledge of taking a workshop from him.

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Roan
10-30-2000, 12:07 AM
Originally posted by Bobbie:
. . . Doug Dawson. It's a great book-he's not only a great artist but a wonderful instructor. I've had the privledge of taking a workshop from him.

TOTALLY green with envy! He's one of my heroes.

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Hugs!

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