The Practical Handbook of Color for Artists

The Practical Handbook of Color for Artists

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As an accomplished artist, it's essential that you maser various principles and technique, such as the use of line, light and shadow, perspective - and of course, color. This book will teach you everything you need to know about color, both theory and practice.

Opening chapters explain the color wheel, present color charts, and demonstrate how to use colors in different media. Chapters that follow emphasize practice with illustrated, step-by-step exercises that will strengthen your understanding of how to use color to its best effect, creating mood, expressing emotion, building textures, and exploring many different creative possibilities. The techniques explained and discussed in detail apply to all traditional color media, including oils, watercolors, acrylics, and pastels. Hundreds of color photos and illustrations.

ISBN: 9781438001968

Published Date: March 1, 2013

Publisher: B.E.S. Publishing

Language: English

Page Count: 240

Size: 11.00" l x 8.50" w x 1.00" h