Synopses & Reviews
Both students and professional artists will value this idea-filled book for its innovative ways to produce canvases of unusual luminosity and dramatic contrasts. Author Lexi Sundell brings a welcome clarity to the many new choices of color and paint varieties that have recently become available to artists. Here's advice on--
Choosing a balanced palette of exceptional color to suit the artist's personal working style Using organic and inorganic pigments, semi-transparent and opaque paint colors, and the new iridescent, interference, and duochrome acrylics Applying gels, mediums, and other products that are now available for modifying and enhancing color Creating extraordinary color effects in subjects including water scenes, flowers and foliage, animal scenes, portraits, and much more
The author offers detailed explanations of specific new colors and how to apply them in ways that will put the stamp of individuality on each artists' paintings. More than 400 vivid color illustrations.
About the Author
Lexi Sundell is an internationally known acrylic artist and teacher who lives and works in Montana. Her paintings appear in collections throughout the world and have been shown in museums and major shows.