In this book, readers will discover an array of special, easy-to-follow tips and techniques for wielding colors and values in a variety of mediums with confidence. They'll begin by learning to master the application of tonal valuesthe foundation of lights and darks upon which colors depend. Next they'll find clear, concise guidelines for imbuing their work with coloreverything from hue, intensity and shadow to color temperature and "broken colors." Finally, they'll learn how to use value and color together to create evocative moods and stunning special effects, such as time of day, the seasons, weather, fog, mist and clouds. Step-by-step demonstrations make learning easy and fun, no matter what the artist's skill level!Rachel Rubin Wolf is a freelance writer, editor and artist. She is the author of more than 20 books including The Acrylic Painter's Book of Styles and Techniques, The Best of Flower Painting and Art from the Parks. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.
* Perfect for artists of all skill levels
* Contains tips and techniques for use with a variety of mediums