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Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781781579022

Price: £22

ON SALE: 7th November 2024

Genre: The Arts / The Arts: General Issues / Theory Of Art

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The essential guide to colour theory and mixing for artists.

Full of beautiful, intricate handpainted colour wheels and practical advice on using and mixing colour, this book is a must-have for any artist working with pigment and paint. Starting from the basics of colour and working up to the complexities of tonality, harmony, opacity and pigment, artist Ian Goldsmith explores and explains all the key elements of colour and what it can do. A comprehensive paint index at the back of the book provides an indispensable reference guide for choosing and purchasing materials that no practising artist should be without.

– Understanding the colour wheel
– Primaries, secondaries and tertiaries
– Colour temperature
– Hue, value and saturation
– Opacity and transparency
– Materials and pigments