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Making Color Sing

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Publisher Comments:

Through clear, illuminating exercises, this brilliant book explores new ways to think about color, generating responses that unlock personal creativity and allows artists to express themselves with paint as never before.

In thirty-one practical and stimulating lessons, author Jeanne Dobie offers insights into ways to use both color and composition to make paintings come alive.

Lessons include:

Creating with a Personal Palette

Achieving Luminous Grays

Mixing Powerful Color

Making Color Pulsate

Invoking Visual Tension

Weaving Color Through Space

Designing with Vibrating Color

Planning the Color Design

Making Shapes Dynamic

Transforming a Painting with Glazes

Synopsis:

Through clear, illuminating excercises, this best-selling book stimulates new ways to think about color, generating responses that unlock personal creativity and allow artists to express themselves with paint as never before. Readers are shown how the interplay of complementary hues can trigger vibrations; how the push and pull of warm and cool colors can create a feeling of space; how to disguise one color in a scene to accent another; and many more tidbits of colorful advice.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

About the Author

Jeanne Dobie, a teacher and painter whose work is shown widely and often wins coveted awards, lives in Pennsylvania.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823029938
Author:
Dobie, Jeann
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill
Author:
Dobie, Jeanne
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Technique
Subject:
Color in art
Subject:
Painting -- Technique.
Series Volume:
10
Publication Date:
19860101
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
11.36x8.72x.73 in. 2.02 lbs.

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Product details 160 pages Watson-Guptill Publications, Incorporated - English 9780823029938 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Through clear, illuminating excercises, this best-selling book stimulates new ways to think about color, generating responses that unlock personal creativity and allow artists to express themselves with paint as never before. Readers are shown how the interplay of complementary hues can trigger vibrations; how the push and pull of warm and cool colors can create a feeling of space; how to disguise one color in a scene to accent another; and many more tidbits of colorful advice.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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