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Color Theory (Artist's Library)

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In this essential guide, accomplished artist Patti Mollica walks you through the most important aspects of color theory as they relate to oil and acrylic painting. From pigment characteristics and color mixing to color psychology, you’ll find all the information you need to make dynamic, harmonious, and meaningful color choices in your own works of art.

- Discusses and illustrates the complexities of color and how to use it as a tool for communication;

- Offers tips for creating vibrant mixes, lively blacks, realistic greens, and flesh tones;

- Features an inspiring collection of fresh and contemporary artwork.

Synopsis:

Color Theory features everything an artist might need to know about color, including color psychology, pigment characteristics and terms, color schemes, color mixing, shadows, highlights, and much more. Regardless of your medium, a solid understanding of color and its applications is essential. With a fresh, contemporary take on the subject of color, this essential guide features step-by-step projects and practical tips and techniques to put color knowledge to effective use.

Synopsis:

Patti Mollica has been a fine artist and professional illustrator for more than 30 years. Her artwork is known for its fearless use of color and uninhibited brushwork. She delights in painting the world around her in a bold, decisive style, with hues that are intense, brilliant, and contemporary.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Getting Started

Section 1: The History of Color

 Color & Art History

 What is Color?

Section 2: Color Basics

 The Color Wheel

 Hue, Saturation & Value

 Color & Value

 Color Temperature

 Color Relativity

 Color Schemes

Section 3: Pigments & Paints

 Mineral vs. Modern Pigments

 Pigment Properties

 Color Mixing

Section 4: Communicating with Color

 Painting Light & Shadow

 Color & Mood

 Color & Painting Styles

 Color & Composition

Section 5: Color in Action

 Personal Approaches to Color

Closing Words

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600583025
Author:
Mollica, Patti
Publisher:
Walter Foster Publishing
Subject:
Color
Subject:
Art-Color Theory
Subject:
Mixing
Subject:
Schemes
Subject:
pigment characteristics
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Artists Library
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6.5 in

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"Synopsis" by ,

Color Theory features everything an artist might need to know about color, including color psychology, pigment characteristics and terms, color schemes, color mixing, shadows, highlights, and much more. Regardless of your medium, a solid understanding of color and its applications is essential. With a fresh, contemporary take on the subject of color, this essential guide features step-by-step projects and practical tips and techniques to put color knowledge to effective use.

"Synopsis" by ,
Patti Mollica has been a fine artist and professional illustrator for more than 30 years. Her artwork is known for its fearless use of color and uninhibited brushwork. She delights in painting the world around her in a bold, decisive style, with hues that are intense, brilliant, and contemporary.

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