Color Mixing Recipes for Watercolor

Color Mixing Recipes for Watercolor Cover

Color Mixing Recipes for Watercolor

Mixing Recipes for More Than 450 Color Combinations [With Color Mixing Grid]

By William F. Powell

Walter Foster Publishing, Spiral, 9781600580161, 47pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2007

Description

'The perfect guide for any aspiring watercolorist, this book includes more than 400 paint recipes, each revealing the color proportions and dilution level needed to achieve the featured swatch. Artists also will discover helpful tips about altering values, graying with complements, and creating portrait colors. A color mixing grid makes measuring simple, and the concealed wire-o bound book lies flat when opened for convenience.



About the Author
William F. Powell is an internationally recognized artist and one of America's foremost colorists. A native of Huntington, West Virginia, Bill studied at the Art Student's Career School in New York; Harrow Technical College in Harrow, England; and the Louvre Free School of Art in Paris, France. His experience as an art instructor includes oil, watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil, and pastel-with subjects ranging from landscapes to portraits and wildlife. Additionally, Bill conducts painting workshops and produces instructional videos that employ unique methods of in-depth presentation and demonstration. Bill holds awards for his technical art, which has been used for major projects, such as space programs and environmental studies. He lives in Temecula, CA.