Colour Mixing Bible
Author: Ian Sidaway
Publisher: Gardners Books
This book helps artists understand how to mix colours in different mediums and how colour can help to develop their work. Artworks illustrate how to put theory into practice and it is suitable for beginners or professional artists.
Color Mixing Bible
Author: Ian Sidaway
Mixing colors accurately may be an art unto itself. In fact, many artists are discouraged by the time and expense it takes to mix and match colors, and achieve the right results. Even more frustrating is the vast range of colors available. Now there's a ready-to-use visual directory that takes all the guesswork out of mixing and matching colors . . . making every artist an expert! Color Mixing Bibleprovides a basic color palette for each art medium, demonstrating an array of two-, three-, and four-color mixes, as well as offering full explanations of various paints and pigments. This invaluable guide features scores of tips and techniques for color mixing with oils, acrylics, watercolors, inks, pastels, and virtually every other art medium. It also includes in-depth information on how to determine the opacity and strength of a color, choose a color palette, mix whites, arrange and organize colors prior to mixing, use optical and physical mixing techniques, and much more! Plus, hundreds of color illustrations make everything simple. Whether one is an aspiring artist or working professional, Color Mixing Bibleis an essential addition to every bookshelf.
A visual guide to over 2000 mixes and glaze effects. This easy-to-use directory explains colour theory and demonstrates a range of mixing techniques. If features over 50 specially selected colours that, when used together with a basic palette, afford the artist more than 1000 mixing options. Each is shown as a pure mixture straight from the palette as well as with added white to produce a vast number of tint variations. The special colours are also demonstrated as glazes over the 18 standard palette colours, giving another 1000 options. Provides up-to-date information on colour-fast and environmentally-friendly pigments. Inspirational examples show how to use a wide range of colour mixes to great effect.
For practising artists in all media, this comprehensive guide aims to cut down on the frustrating trial and error element of colour mixing. It gives a basic palette for each medium, showing up to four-colour mixes. It also explains the properties of different paints and pigments.
Pastel Artist's Bible
Author: Claire Waite Brown
Publisher: Chartwell Books
DIVDiscover the unique joys of pastel painting with this easy-to-use guide to one of the most versatile and forgiving mediums. More than 100 visual sequences reveal key techniques such as mixing, blending, scumbling, sgraffito, hatching and feathering. Includes tips on composing your painting, using color, adding highlights and shadows, and creating textured effects. Step-by-step demonstrations show how to approach a range of subjects from landscapes and flowers to portraits and still life. Over 65,000 copies sold worldwide. This information-packed book is divided into five sections. The first, Materials, introduces you to the range of pastels and papers that is available to you, with examples of how paper textures and colors can affect your work. The Color section looks at the principles of color and gives suggestions for mixing colors and choosing a basic palette, especially important since manufacturers produce a bewildering array of colored pastels./div
Learn to paint with groundbreaking new techniques for a favorite medium! • Dazzling colors, incredible realism—with simple step-by-step demonstrations • Easy-to-follow instructions from a top colored-pencil artist • Master the wide range of colored pencil effects possible, including blending, layering, translucent effects, and more Radiant color…painterly finishes…astonishing realism…with colored pencils! Achieve rich, luminous color and eye-popping ultra-realistic effects. Artists of every level will be inspired by the amazing new techniques created by Alyona Nickelsen, presented in Colored Pencil Painting Bible for the very first time. Nickelsen’s innovations will delight readers and detailed you-can-do-it processes bring her striking results within reach for every artist. Take colored pencils beyond the ordinary with Colored Pencil Painting Bible! From the Trade Paperback edition.
From Caucasian to Latino and East Indian hues, this convenient book features master mixes for an arry of skin colors, plus recipes for hair, eye, and lip colors. The concealed wire-o bound book also includes a plastic color-mixing grid for measuring out paints, as well as a handy conversion chart for finding acrylic equivalents of oil paints and vice versa.
'The popular Color Mixing Recipe Cards by William F. Powell has served as a handy reference of essential color combinations for almost 10 years. And now this collection of recipes is available in an updated, convenient format developed with your needs in mind! Conveniently packaged in a concealed wire-o-bound book that lies flat when opened, the recipe cards will always stay in order with no risk of getting lost. The book also includes a Color Mixing Grid—the perfect guide for accurately measuring paints. With mixing recipes for more than 450 color combinations, along with instruction in a variety of painting techniques, Color Mixing Recipes is a valuable and practical resource for both oil and acrylic artists
Artist's Color Manual
Author: Simon Jennings
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Complemented by five hundred full-color images, this practical guide to color for visual artists provides a basic introduction to color theory, the color wheel, and the art of mixing pigments, from primary colors to neutrals, flesh tones, and metallics, and offers helpful guidelines on mixing media, creative ideas for color use, interviews with leading artists, and sample works. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Color Mixing in Acrylic
Author: David Lloyd Glover
Publisher: Walter Foster
Color Mixing in Acrylic features a range of techniques and valuable instruction for working with and mixing color in this classic medium.
Provides instruction on mixing color combinations for painting subjects ranging from apples and cabbage to skin tones and buffalo.
This is a basic book on the theory of color mixing -- but it's not your ordinary color theory book by any means. This one comes from Helen Van Wyk, recognized by her many thousands of fans and by her contemporaries as the quintessential expert on color mixing. She explains color mixing clearly so that oil and acrylic painters will learn how to put color theory into action. They'll see how they can paint any subject with the six basic colors plus white and gray.
Presents tips on color mixing for landscapes, florals, still lifes, and wildlife paintings