Color Theory: An Essential Guide To Color-From Basic Principles To Practical Applications
Color Theory features everything an artist might need to know about color, including color psychology, pigment characteristics and terms, color schemes, color mixing, shadows, highlights, and much more. Regardless of your medium, a solid understanding of color and its applications is essential. With a fresh, contemporary take on the subject of color, this essential guide features step-by-step projects and practical tips and techniques to put color knowledge to effective use.From the Back Cover:
In this essential guide, accomplished artist Patti Mollica walks you through the most important aspects of color theory as they relate to oil and acrylic painting. From pigment characteristics and color mixing to color psychology, you’ll find all the information you need to make dynamic, harmonious, and meaningful color choices in your own works of art.
- Discusses and illustrates the complexities of color and how to use it as a tool for communication;
- Offers tips for creating vibrant mixes, lively blacks, realistic greens, and flesh tones;
- Features an inspiring collection of fresh and contemporary artwork.