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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.

Color Theory

Author : José María Parramón
ISBN : 0823007553
Genre : Art
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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.

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 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

Exploring Color

Author : Nita Leland
ISBN : 0891348468
Genre : Art
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Illustrates the principles of using color with numerous paintings and exercises designed to demonstrate how to use color to plan stronger designs, develop better compositions, and convey moods and emotions

Artist S Color Manual

Author : Simon Jennings
ISBN : 081184143X
Genre : Art
File Size : 58. 38 MB
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Complemented by five hundred full-color images, this practical guide to color for visual artists provides a basic introduction to color theory, the color wheel, and the art of mixing pigments, from primary colors to neutrals, flesh tones, and metallics, and offers helpful guidelines on mixing media, creative ideas for color use, interviews with leading artists, and sample works. Original. 20,000 first printing.

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