Color

Color

A Practical Guide to Color and Its Uses in Art

Book - 2017
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Artist Toolbox: Color explains how color captures mood and helps communicate meaning, as well as how to use color to create personal, expressive works of art.

In Artist Toolbox: Color, painters will learn how to create impactful work with an understanding of basic color theory. Topics include the color wheel , hue , saturation , value , temperature , relativity , color relationships , and color mixing . You will learn to color captures mood and communicate meaning with nothing more than color as you create personal, expressive works of art. Step-by-step projects and accessible technique demonstrations show color theory in action, making this book a useful reference for any beginning artist's library.

The Artist Toolbox series provides easy-to-use reference guides for beginning and aspiring artists. While many instructional art books gloss over important concepts, focusing instead on how to replicate a piece of art, the Artist Toolboxseries breaks down the whats, whens, whys, and hows of each relevant tool or technique, clearly demonstrating its purpose and how to employ it to achieve the desired effects.

Publisher: Lake Forest, CA : Walter Foster Publishing, an imprint of The Quarto Group, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781633222724
1633222721
Branch Call Number: 752 C7193g
Characteristics: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Gilbert, Elizabeth T.

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