The Practical Handbook Of Color For Artists
The Practical Handbook of Color for Artists
The accomplished artist must have mastery of a variety of visual principles, such as the use of line, light and shadow, perspective―and of course, color. This book teaches every aspect of color, both theory and practice. Opening chapters explain the color wheel, present color charts, and demonstrate using colors in different media. Chapters that follow emphasize practice, presenting illustrated, step-by-step exercises, and using illustrations of finished paintings. Among the book’s highlights are―
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.