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Color Theory for Artists

November 26, 2024 | Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781579145
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A thoroughly practical guide to using color no artist can be without.

Full of beautiful, intricate hand-painted color 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 color and working up to the complexities of tonality, harmony, opacity and pigment, artist Ian Goldsmith explores and explains all the key elements of color 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.

- Primaries, secondaries and tertiaries
- Harmony
- Tonality
- Colour temperature

About this Author

Ian Goldsmith is a British portrait artist. He is the founder of the Contemporary British Portrait Painters group, described as 'a new artists collective redefining portraiture in 2020' by Artists & Illustrators magazine. He began investigating colour theory and mixing in his work several years ago, and posts his trove of hand-painted colour wheels and sheets to his enthusiastic following on Instagram.

ISBN: 9781781579145
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Publisher: Octopus Books
Published: 2024-11-26

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