Creating Exceptional Color with Acrylics: How to Make Color Choices That Will Take Your Painting to a New Level

Creating Exceptional Color with Acrylics: How to Make Color Choices That Will Take Your Painting to a New Level

by Lexi Sundell
     
 


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
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    Overview


    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 explains the qualities of specific new colors and shows how to apply them in ways that will put a stamp of individuality on each artist's paintings. More than 400 vivid color illustrations.

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781438000961
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
    Publication date:
    09/01/2012
    Pages:
    128
    Sales rank:
    740,536
    Product dimensions:
    8.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.40(d)

    Meet 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.

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