Making Color Sing

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Watson-Guptill, Jan 1, 1986 - Art - 159 pages
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"Color is one of the never-ending mysteries of painting - there is always more to discover and explore. In thirty-one practical and stimulating lessons, Jeanne Dobie offers insights into ways to use both color and composition to make your paintings come alive. The focus is on watercolor, but the principles extend to any medium and will generate creative responses in all artists. The lessons on color lead into an other essential painting consideration: composition and design. Painting is much more than copying what you see. In a series of thought-provoking and enjoyable lessons, Dobie encourages you to experiment with different arrangements of shapes and values to build a dynamic foundation for your paintings. And she shows how a visually intriguing underlying pattern can make all the difference in the final result."--BOOK JACKET.

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Review: Making Color Sing: Practical Lessons in Color and Design

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excellent reference and tutorial for constructing and effectively placing neutrals in watercolor Read full review

Review: Making Color Sing: Practical Lessons in Color and Design

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excellent reference and tutorial for constructing and effectively placing neutrals in watercolor Read full review

Contents

Commitment to Excellence
8
MOUSE POWER
14
GREENS GREENS AND MORE GREENS
24
Copyright

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About the author (1986)

Jeanne Dobie, a teacher and painter whose work is shown widely and often wins coveted awards, lives in Pennsylvania. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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