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Color Theory

Author : Patti Mollica
ISBN : 9781600583025
Genre : Art
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Cover subtitle: An Essential guide to color-- from basic principles to practical applications.

Blue And Yellow Don T Make Green

Author : Michael Wilcox
ISBN : 0967962870
Genre : Art
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Artists, designers, printers, and crafters alike would agree that the selection and use of color is of great importance to their work. And, yet, a great deal of misunderstanding surrounds color mixing. Michael Wilcox offers a total reassessment for the principles underlying color and color usage. This sequel to the original 'Blue & Yellow Don't Make Green' - the first major breakaway from the traditional concepts of the 3 primary colors - red, blue and yellow - contains more than 80 pages of new information on the transparency and makeup of colors and including many new color mixing swatches.

Color Theory

Author : José María Parramón
ISBN : 0823007553
Genre : Art
File Size : 79. 64 MB
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In depth demonstrations teach how to interpret the basic shapes of the head and facial features. Everyone who paints or draws portraits worries most about one thing: getting an accurate likeness. But getting a likeness doesn't take genius and isn't based on a bag of tricks. It's really a matter of learning to use a logical procedure, based on careful observation of the subject, and then lots of practice. Drawing a Likeness is divided into three parts. In the first part you learn how to analyze a head--how to recognize the basic shapes and their variations, and place the features within the larger form of the head. Drawings of many different subjects serve as examples. In the second part, the actual drawing procedure is analyzed in minute detail as three different-shaped heads--oval, rectangular, and round--are drawn. Each of these three demonstrations contains a photograph of the subject and develops the portrait in great detail (45 actual steps) right down to the finished drawing. In the third part of the book, you learn how to use different combinations of drawing materials to create a wide range of effects: charcoal, Conté, and carbon pencils on both gray and white charcoal paper, graphite pencils on illustration board, soft and hard charcoal sticks and pencils on smooth board, charcoal and carbon pencil worked over acrylic-gessoed chipboard. There are six demonstrations in this section showing how to draw men and women of different ages. Each demonstration has ten steps, one per page, and includes a photograph of the subject. Drawing a Likeness is a basic, practical book for anyone who has ever tried to draw or paint a portrait--students, amateurs, professionals, and teachers.

The Practical Handbook Of Color For Artists

Author : Parramon Editorial Team
ISBN : 1438001967
Genre : Art
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Examines the theory and practice of color, discussing the color wheel, mixing pigments, and using color to express emotions.

Daily Painting

Author : Carol Marine
ISBN : 9780770435349
Genre : Art
File Size : 78. 39 MB
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A unique system for jump-starting artistic creativity, encouraging experimentation and growth, and increasing sales for artists of all levels, from novices to professionals. Have you landed in a frustrating rut? Are you having trouble selling paintings in galleries, getting bogged down by projects you can’t seem to finish or abandon, or finding excuses to avoid working in the studio? Author Carol Marine knows exactly how you feel—she herself suffered from painter’s block, until she discovered “daily painting.” The idea is simple: do art (usually small) often (how often is up to you), and if you’d like, post and sell it online. Soon you’ll find that your block dissolves and you’re painting work you love—and more of it than you ever thought possible! With her encouraging tone and useful exercises, Marine teaches you to: -Master composition and value -Become confident in any medium including oil painting, acrylic painting, watercolors, and other media -Choose subjects wisely -Stay fresh and loose -Photograph, post, and sell your art online -Become connected to the growing movement of daily painters around the world From the Trade Paperback edition.

Color Choices

Author : Stephen Quiller
ISBN : 0823006972
Genre : Art
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Discusses color relationships and the color wheel, tells how to develop color schemes, and shows a variety of paintings

Interaction Of Color

Author : Josef Albers
ISBN : 0300115954
Genre : Art
File Size : 38. 63 MB
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Conceived as a handbook and teaching aid for artists, instructors, and students, this timeless book presents Albers' unique ideas of color experimentation in a way that is valuable to specialists as well as to a larger audience.

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