1,500 Color Mixing Recipes For Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor: Achieve Precise Color When Painting Landscapes, Portraits, Still Lifes, And More

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1,500 Color Mixing Recipes For Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor: Achieve Precise Color When Painting Landscapes, Portraits, Still Lifes, And More

1,500 Color Mixing Recipes For Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor: Achieve Precise Color When Painting Landscapes, Portraits, Still Lifes, And More

1,500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor is the definitive color-mixing resource for oil, acrylic, and watercolor artists. This user-friendly spiral-bound book is tabbed for quick and easy reference and includes two removable color-mixing grids-one for oil or acrylic, and one for watercolor.Follow these four simple steps to mix more than 1,500 color combinations:Look in the Color Guidance Index for the subject you want to paint-for example, ?Broccoli.?Find the Color Recipe with the subject?s recipe number (?81?) and a photo of the actual paint mixture.Use the Color Mixing Grid to measure each paint color.Mix the color.It?s that easy! You?ll also learn about color theory, color value mixing, graying color naturally, mixing flesh and portrait colors, and rendering skies and clouds. ?Also available from Walter Foster's best-selling Color Mixing Recipes series: Color Mixing Recipes for Oil & Acrylic, Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits, and Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes.From the Back CoverFollow these 4 simple steps to mix more than 1,500 color combinations: STEP ONE Look in the Color Guidance Index for the subject you want to paint--for example, "Broccoli."STEP TWO Find the Color Recipe with the subject's recipe number ("81") and a photo of the actual paint mixture.STEP THREE Use the Color Mixing Grid to measure each paint color.STEP FOUR Mix the color. It's that easy!Also Includes Instruction in Color Theory, Color Value Mixing, Graying Color Naturally, Mixing Flesh and Portrait Colors, Rendering Skies and Clouds.The plastic Color Mixing Grids (included) ensure accurate paint measurements!About the AuthorWilliam F. Powell studied at the Art Student's Career School in New York; Harrow Technical College in Harrow, England; and the Louvre Free School of Art in Paris, France. His work has been represented in major galleries and reproduced in the form of illustrations, prints, and limited-edition collector's plates. He has been professionally involved in fine art, commercial art, and illustration for more than 45 years. His experience as an instructor includes oil, watercolor, acrylic, gouache, colored pencil, and pastel with subjects ranging from landscapes and seascapes to still life, portraiture, and wildlife. He holds awards for the technical side of his art, which has been used in major space and environmental programs.Excerpt. ?Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.USING THE COLOR INDEXES At the end of this book you will find three separate indexes. The Color Guidance Index includes all recipes for the Oil & Acrylic and Watercolor sections. Unless otherwise noted, the recipe number is the same in both the Oil & Acrylic and Watercolor sections. To find the recipe you need, simply look in the indexes for the subject you want to paint (e.g., ?Tomato, Red?). Find the subject?s recipe number in the appropriate section. Note that some index entries list page numbers instead of, or in addition to, recipe numbers.

Specification of 1,500 Color Mixing Recipes For Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor: Achieve Precise Color When Painting Landscapes, Portraits, Still Lifes, And More

GENERAL
AuthorPowell, William F
BindingSpiral-Bound
Languageenglish
EditionIllustrated
ISBN-101600582834
ISBN-139781600582837
PublisherWalter Foster Publishing
Publication Year01-08-2012

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