Creative Color for the Oil Painter

Creative Color for the Oil Painter

by Wendon Blake
     
 

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Rich illustrated book offers beginning and experienced artists step-by-step advice on how to analyze colors of nature, choose and mixing the right colors, creating effective color schemes and apply color with expressiveness and creativity. Also includes a wealth of pointers on observing local and atmospheric color, studying color perspective, developing an accurate

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Rich illustrated book offers beginning and experienced artists step-by-step advice on how to analyze colors of nature, choose and mixing the right colors, creating effective color schemes and apply color with expressiveness and creativity. Also includes a wealth of pointers on observing local and atmospheric color, studying color perspective, developing an accurate eye for color and rending colors of such common subjects as trees, skies, clouds, water, sunrises and sunsets, faces, figures and more. Enhanced with works by such masters as Winslow Homer, Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, James McNeill Whistler, and Edward Hopper. A comprehensive source of information for amateurs and professionals alike. 148 illus. (128 in color).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823010363
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/1983
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
160

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