Walter Foster Publishing, 9781560100461, 31pp.
Publication Date: January 1, 2003
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Acrylic, pastel, and watercolor artists alike will appreciate this essential guide to choosing and mixing colors. In Color, Walter T. Foster teaches you the basics of color theory and how to apply it to your work. This valuable resource shares important insights on color, with in-depth instructions on mixing a range of colors including dynamic neutrals. You'll learn about basic color schemes -- such as complementary, split-complementary, and triadic, as well as how to effectively use color harmony in your paintings. With beautiful, full-color examples, this beginner's guide will be a welcome addition to any artist's reference library -- after all, every artist can benefit from a working knowledge of color.
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.