A Book about Color
Publication Date: April 13, 2010
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Beginning with the six houses on Color Street--red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple--and concluding with the introduction of the color wheel, in this follow-up to "A Book About Design" Mark Gonyea explains how artists visualize and choose colors. "A Book about Color" uses simple building blocks of color, shape, and design to introduce young artists to the world of color theory.
"A Book About Color" is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
Mark Gonyea is the author of "A Book About Design: Complicated Doesn't Make it Good". He honed his skills at the Joe Kubert School of Cartooning and Graphic Art before working briefly as a designer in Manhattan and then settling down in Vermont.
“This attractive volume offers plenty to observe, ponder, and discuss. Classroom teachers and art specialists will find the book a good entry point for discussing.”—Booklist
“There is… something uniquely appealing about Gonyea’s treatment that makes this introduction to color a primary selection.”—School Library Journal