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The Best of Pastel

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Published by North Light Books .
Written in English


  • Pastel,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Pictorial,
  • Art techniques & materials,
  • Crayon & pastel drawing

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsConstance Flavell Pratt (Compiler), Janet Monafo (Compiler)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8662292M
ISBN 101564962695
ISBN 109781564962690

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