APS Member Library

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Library Inventory as of January 10, 2015

Mastering your artistic vision or exploring new materials and techniques in pastel? Take time to visit the APS lending library at Saturday member meetings.  A collection of books, magazines and DVDs will be displayed at each APS membership meeting. New titles include Painting Realistic Landscapes in Pastel – Skies and Mixing Greens by Liz Haywood-Sullivan; Pastel Painting Atelier: Essential Lessons in Techniques, Practices, and Materials by Ellen Eagle; Landscape Meditations by Elizabeth Mowry; Mastering Composition by Ian Roberts; Art of Pastel Painting by Alan Flattmann; and The Secret to Pastel Painting en Plein Air by Michael Chesley Johnson.

The expanding library collection is displayed beginning 30 minutes prior to APS membership meetings. A $5 refundable deposit is collected for each book and DVD loaned to members.

For additional information, contact Anne K. Allen, librarian at annekallen@gmail.com.Library_pleinAirDVDImage


Appalachian Pastel Society

Library Inventory as of January 2015

APS Meeting Collection of Books and DVDs

Brown, M. Theresa. Painting and Selling Portraits, The Family Dog. DVD.

Brown, M. Theresa and Filarsky, Stephen. Art for Sale! Getting a Paycheck for your Art. DVD.

Coates, Tom. Figures in Pastel. DVD.

Dawson, Doug. Capturing Light and Color with Pastel.

Ensing, Dick. The Mechanics of Painting, Still Life. DVD.

Ensing, Dick. The Mechanics of Painting Landscapes in Pastel. DVD.

Eagle, Ellen. Painting Pastel Atelier: Essential Lessons in Techniques, Practices, and Materials.

Evans, Margaret. Pastels.

Flattmann, Alan. The Art of Pastel Painting.

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. The New Painting: Impressionism 1874-1886.

Handell, Albert and West, Anita Louise. Painting the Landscape in Pastel. Watson Guptill Publications.

Hart, Suzy. Suzy Hart Demos Pastels, Portrait. DVD.

Haywood-Sullivan, Liz. Painting Brilliant Skies and Water in Pastel. North Light Books.

Haywood-Sullivan, Liz. Painting Realistic Landscapes in Pastel. North Light DVD.

Haywood-Sullivan, Liz. Painting Realistic Landscapes in Pastel: Mixing Greens. North Light DVD.

Hurley, M. Katherine. Pastels: Vivid Color Landscapes. DVD.

Hobbs, James. Sketch your World.

Johnson, Michael Chesley. The Secret to Pastel Painting en Plein Air. North Light DVD.

Jarvi, Carmella. Painting Water with Pastels. DVD.

Jones, Tom. Classic Tom Jones: Watercolor.

Leach, Mark. Raw Color with Pastels.

Lee, Bev. Painting Children.

Lowrey, Arnold; Jelbert, Wendy; Kersey, Geoff and Herniman, Barry. Watercolor Techniques.

Roberts, Ian. Mastering Composition. Book and DVD.

Rohm, Bob. The Painterly Approach. North Light Books.

McDaniel, Richard. On Location: Plein Air Painting in Pastel. DVD.

McKinley, Richard. Three Stages for Successful Pastels. North Light DVD. 2 copies.

McKinley, Richard. Bold Underpainting for Pastel. North Light DVD.

Meyer, Marie. Multi-brand Color Chart.

Mitchell, Dakota and Haroun, Lee. Finding Your Visual Voice. A Painter’s Guide to Developing an Artistic Style. North Light Books.

Mowry, Elizabeth. Landscape Meditations.

Pastel Society of Canada. The Best of Canadian Pastels.

Pastel Journal. 2006 Issues on One Disc. CD.

Phillips, Jan. Marry Your Muse. Making a Lasting Commitment to Your Creativity. Quest Books.

Roddon, Guy. Pastel Painting Techniques.

Saper, Chris. Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color and Light in Oil, Pastel and Watercolor.

Secor, Deborah. Paint the Landscape in Pastels with Deborah Secor. DVD. 2 copies.

Secor, Deborah. Painting Outdoor Shadows in Pastel with Deborah Secor. DVD.

Seilgman, Patricia. How to Paint Water. North Light Books.

Winner, Luana Luconi. Nudes from Life in Oils. World of Art DVD.

Winner, Luana Luconi. Portrait Sketch Workshop: A Beginners Guide to Portrait Sketches in Pastels. World of Art DVD.

Appalachian Pastel Society

In Memory of Mary Robinson

The books on the Robinson list are available for circulation to APA members on request.

Aalst, Kees. Realistic Abstracts. Search Press.

Anderson, Janice. The Art of the Impressionists. Bridgeman Art Library. Parragon, UK.

Andrews, Don. Interpreting the Figure in Color. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Angrill, Muntsa Calbo. The Big Book of Drawing and Painting the Figure. Watson-Guptill Publications/New York.

American Artist. How to Pick, Mix, and Paint Color in Watercolor. An American Artist Publication.

Art Renewal Center. International 2007 ARC Salon, 4th Annual Competition Catalog. Art Renewal Center.

Betti, Claudia and Sale, Teel. Drawing: A Contemporary Approach. Holt, Rienhart and Winston, Inc.

Barron’s, ed. All about Techniques in Pastel, An Indispensable Manual for Artists. Barron’s

Baumgarrrtner, Mary. Wonderful World of Watercolor. Mary Baumgartner, publisher.

Bourdet, Susan. Inspiration from the Garden in Watercolor. Creative Catalyst Productions, Inc. DVD

Brandt, Ron. Watercolor Technique in 15 Lessons. Rex Brandt, publisher.

Bridgeman, George. Bridgeman’s Complete Guide to Drawing the Figure. Weathervane Books.

Brown, Harley with Lehrman, Lewis Barrett. Eternal Truths for Every Artist. International Artist Publishing, Inc.

Cameron, Julia. The Artist’s Way. Penguin Putman Inc.

Chakkour, Mario Henn. Virtual Pose. with CD-Rom. Design Books International.

Clark, Roberta Carter. Painting Vibrant Children’s Portraits. Roberta Carter Clark, publisher. North Light Books.

Clinch, Moira. Watercolor Mixing Directory. Quarto Inc.

Clinch, Moira. The Watercolor Painter’s Pocket Palette. Quarto Publishing. North Light Books.

Dawson, Doug. Capturing Color and Light in Pastel. North Light Books.

Dobie, Jeanne. Making Color Sing, Practical Lessons in Color and Design. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Draper, J. Everett. Putting People in Your Paintings. North Lights Publishers.

Draughon, Stefan. A Passion for Watercolor, Painting the Inner Experience. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Easley, Thomas. The Figure in Motion, A Visual Reference for the Artist. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Elliot, John. Oil Pastel for the Serious Beginner. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Edwards, Betty. Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. J P. Tarcher Inc.

Engle, Nita. How to Make a Watercolor Paint Itself. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Fellows, Miranda. 100 Keys to Great Pastel Painting. North Light Books.

Franck Frederick. The Zen of Seeing, Seeing/Drawing as Meditation. Vintage Books, a division of Random House.

Franck, Frederick. Zen Seeing, Zen Drawing, Meditation in Action. Bantam Books.

Frost, Dennis. Portraits in Pastel. Search Press.

Gair, Angela. The Watercolor Painter’s Solution Book. Quarto Publishing.

Gelb, Michael J. How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci, Seven Steps to Genius Every Day. Dell Publishing.

Gombrich, E.H. Art and Illusion, A Study in the Psychology Pictorial Representation. Princeton University Press.

Greene, Daniel E. Pastel, A Comprehensive Guide to Pastel Painting. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Harrison, Hazel. Pastel School, A Practical Guide to Painting and Drawing with Pastels. The Reader’s Digest Association.

Hayes, Barlett H. Drawings of the Masters, American Drawings. Shorewood Publishers, Inc.

Hogarth, Burne. Dynamic Anatomy. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Kemp, Linda. Watercolor Painting Outside the Lines, a Positive Approach to Negative Painting. Linda Kemp, publisher.

Kunz, Jan. Painting Watercolor Florals that Glow. Jan Kunz, publisher.

Kunz, Jan. Painting Watercolor Portraits that Glow. Jan Kunz publisher.

Lewis, Daniel, ed. Watercolor Painting Techniques. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Little, Carl. The Watercolors of John Singer Sargent. University of California Press.

MacKenzie, Gordon. The Watercolorist’s Essential Notebook. North Light Books.

MacKenzie, Gordon. The Watercolorist’s Essential Notebook, Landscapes. North Light Books.

Maiotti, Ettore. The Watercolor Handbook, Learning from the Masters. Gruppo Editoriale.

Moskowitz, Ira, ed. Drawings of the Masters, French Impressionists. Shorewood Publishers, Inc.

Nicholas, Anna, ed. The Impressionists. Grange Books.

Nicolaides, Kimon. The Natural Way to Draw. Houghton Mifflin Company.

North Light Books, ed. Discover Watercolor. North Light Books.

Norton, John. Painting and Drawing Children. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Okamoto, Naomi. Japanese Ink Painting. The Art of Sumi-e. Sterling Publishing Co.

Parramon, Jose. Painting Landscapes and Figures in Pastel. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Phillips, Jan. Marry your Muse. Quest Books.

Pollard Julie Gilbert. Watercolor Unleashed. North Light Books.

Penney, Jacqueline. Painting Greeting Cards in Watercolor. North Light Books.

Petrie, Ferdinand. The Big Book of Painting Nature in Watercolor. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Price, Maggie. Painting with Pastels. North Light Books.

Price, Maggie. Painting Sunlight and Shadows with Pastels. North Light Books.

Ranson, Ron. Watercolor Painting from Photographs. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Reid, Charles. Flower Painting in Watercolor. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Robinson, E. John. How to Paint Seascapes in Watercolor. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Robinson E. John. Paint the Sea and Shoreline in Watercolors using Special Effects. International Artist Publishing.

Rohm, Bob. The Painterly Approach. An Artist’s Guide to Seeing, Painting and Expressing. North Light Books. Moving this book to the meeting collection, 2015.

Roycraft, Roland. Fill your Watercolors with Nature’s Light. North Light Books.

Schmaltz, Carl. Watercolor Lessons from Eliot O’Hara. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Seligman, Patricia. How to Paint Water. North Light Books. Moving this book to the meeting collection, 2015.

Seligman, Patricia. Painting the Effects of Weather. Chartwell Books, Inc.

Stern, Arthur. How to See Color and Paint It. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Stine, Al. Painting Watercolor Portraits. North Light Books.

Szabo, Zolton. Color-by-Color Guide to Watercolor. North Light Books.

Taylor, Richard. Watercolor Landscapes. Collins & Brown.

Toogood. James. Incredible Light and Texture in Watercolor. North Light Books.

Tregay, Susan Webb. Master Disaster, Five Ways to Rescue Desperate Watercolors. North Light Books.

Trevena, Shirley. Breaking the Rules of Watercolor. Batsford.

Trevana, Shirley. Breaking the Rules of Watercolor. Town House Film, DVD.

Turner, Jane, ed. From Monet to Cezanne. Grove Art.

Wade, Robert A. Painting Your Vision in Watercolor. North Light Books.

Walther, Ingo F. Impressionism. Taschen.

Westerman, Arne. Paint Watercolors Filled with Life and Energy. North Light Books.

Wharton, Christian. Painting Water in Watercolor. David and Charles.

Whitney, Edgar A. Complete Guide to Watercolor Painting. Watson-Guptill Publications.

Wilcox, Michael. The Artist’s Guide to Selecting Colors. School of Color Publishing.

Wilcox, Michael. The Wilcox Guide to Watercolor Paints. School of Color Publications.

Wilcox, Michael. Blue and Yellow Don’t Make Green or How to Mix the Color You Really Want – Every Time. Revised edition. North Light Books.

Wolf, Rachel Rubin, ed. Basic People Painting, Techniques in Watercolor. North Light Books.

Wolf, Rachel Rubin. Painting Ships, Shores and the Sea. North Light Books.

Zbuklvic, Joseph. Mastering Atmosphere & Mood in Watercolor. The Critical Ingredients that Turn Paintings into Art. International Artists Publishing.

Anne K. Allen


Appalachian Pastel Society

To reserve a book, contact annekallen@gmail.com

Library Rental Policy

APS Membership Required
NEW POLICY…“APS will NOT charge a usage fee for checking out library items; instead each checkout will pay a $5 DEPOSIT which will  be refunded to them when they return the item to the Librarian.”
Rental time: 2 months -from one meeting to the next

If you have suggestions for books and/or DVDs, or would like to donate any gently-used learning materials to our library, click here to e-mail Anne Allen.