Color Harmony for Artists (Paperback)
How to Transform Inspiration into Beautiful Watercolor Palettes and Paintings
Quarry Books, 9781631597718, 144pp.
Publication Date: November 19, 2019
Explore and create expressive palettes and paintings with Color Harmony for Artists.
Watercolor author, artist, and teacher Ana Victoria Calderon guides you through choosing, mixing, and using color with watercolor and mixed media to create the most expressive and appealing combinations and effects for a wide range of moods and subjects. You'll explore a variety of subjects and themes, including flowers, foliage, landscapes, skies, cities, figures, art movements, and historical eras.
- Begin with a quick overview of the basics of color, color mixing, and mixed media.
- Explore a variety of color and media combinations, including brilliant brights, muted neutrals, high-contrast complements, and special effects.
- Find inspiration in evocative photos, abundant palettes, and beautiful paintings.
With Color Harmony for Artists, every artist, from beginner to advanced, will be inspired to embrace the creative possibilities of color and paint!
About the Author
The author of Creative Watercolor (Quarry Books, 2018), Ana Victoria Calderon is a Mexican/American watercolor artist and teacher with a bachelor's degree in Information Design and continued studies in Fine Arts. Her licensed artwork can be seen in retail outlets throughout the United States and Europe on a wide variety of products. Ana teaches in-person workshops and hosts creative retreats in Tulum, Mexico, as well as summer watercolor retreats throughout Europe. She has had more than 60,000 students on Skillshare, where she is a Top Teacher, and she also teaches thousands of Spanish-speaking students on Domestika. See more of Ana's work on Instagram (@anavictoriana), YouTube (Ana Victoria Calderon), and Facebook (Ana Victoria Calderon Illustration). She lives in Mexico City, Mexico.