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.
Author: David Hornung
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Demystifying its subject for professionals and students alike, this title inspires confidence in colour's application to graphic design, illustration, painting, textile art, and textile design.
Colour Mixing Guide
Author: Julie Collins
Publisher: Search PressLtd
A clear, comprehensive guide to colour mixing for the watercolour artist. It begins with simple colour theory and a colour wheel, with a template provided so that readers can paint their own; a vital step towards understanding colour.
Author: Betty Edwards
Publisher: Jeremy P. Tarcher
The author of The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain distills the complext principles of color theory into a practical, easy-to-follow method of working with color to produce harmonious and pleasing combinations, explaining how to see and use color and how to mix and combine hues. Simultaneous. One Spirit & QPB.
This pocket-sized guide to quick and accurate color mixing is an essential reference for artists of all media. Inside are 2,460 printed color mixes from 12 standard artist paints. Each page features the range you can get from any two of these colors. Artists can seek out the color they desire, identify the hues they need to mix and then instantly reproduce the color on their palette. They'll also find invaluable information about every color including the strength, transparency and handling qualities of the colors used to attain it. The book's compact and convenient design lets artists take it anywhere, capturing the color inspiration as it hits them.
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 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.
The follow-up to Color Mixing Recipes for Watercolor offers a robust index of landscape subjects that correspond to the featured color mixing swatches, discussing how color is influenced by the time of day, the angle of the sun and changing seasons.
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.
'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
Learn the core concepts and techniques for mixing any color your palette needs with Beginning Color Mixing! Perfect for aspiring, beginning, and intermediate artists, the concept- and technique-driven approach makes this challenging subject approachable for artists of any skill level. Loaded with techniques on how to use and create color for vivid artwork, Beginning Color Mixing explains every key aspect of color mixing. You’ll see basic color theory, hue and saturation, value, temperature, and color relationships and learn to wield color to create mood and atmosphere. Each key concept is clearly explained, allowing you to master the core techniques and put them into practice immediately whether you’re working in oil, acrylic, or watercolor. Featuring plenty of step-by-step exercises and expert instruction,this is a resource no painter’s library should be without.
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.
Author: Philip Ball
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
From Egyptian wall paintings to the Venetian Renaissance, impressionism to digital images, Philip Ball tells the fascinating story of how art, chemistry, and technology have interacted throughout the ages to render the gorgeous hues we admire on our walls and in our museums. Finalist for the 2002 National Book Critics Circle Award.
Colour Mixing Guide
Author: Julie Collins
Publisher: Search Press(UK)
This pocket-sized, practical guide has everything the acrylic artist needs to know about color mixing, from color theory to complementary, warm and cool colors, color tone, using a limited palette, dull and bright colors and local color. There follows an array of essential color mixes using widely available Winsor & Newton colors. Clear, practical and beautifully presented advice.