Exploring Color

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F+W Media, Sep 15, 1998 - Art - 144 pages
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Color touches the emotions. More than rigid rules and theories govern its use. But beautiful color is no happy accident—in order to use color effectively, you much understand how it works.

In this classic book, popular workshop instructor Nita Leland illustrates the principles of color with step-by-step demonstrations and finishes paintings. You'll find 87 exercises that help you apply this information in your own work, showing you ways to use color to strengthen your composition...express powerful moods and emotions...create striking harmonies...and more!

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User Review  - Jeannine - Goodreads

I return to this book again and again - excellent color theory and dozens of practical (and fun) exercises for - well - exploring the magic that is color. Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

This is a fabulous book full of information about color for any artist - painting, drawing, quilting, crafting, whatever! The author takes you through the color wheel and mixing colors with paints ... Read full review

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Art Tips and Articles
... subjects: color theory, painting, creativity, techniques, workshops and studio setup by Nita Leland, author of The Creative Artist and Exploring Color.
www.nitaleland.com/ articles.htm

Bibliography Title Author Call Exploring color / Leland, Nita. Ref ...
Exploring color /. Leland, Nita. Ref ND1488 .L44 1998. A guide to fashion sewing /. Amaden-Crawford, Connie. Ref TT515 .A67 2000. A writer's reference / ...
www.cdc.edu/ library/ reference.pdf

Exploring Color & Creativity: How many new colors do we need?
There are some very nice low-intensity pigments that would work well with the low-key palettes in my Exploring Color system of compatible colors. ...
nitaleland.blogspot.com/ 2005/ 09/ how-many-new-colors-do-we-need.html

Exploring Color & Creativity: Blog Reactions on Technorati
Bloggers Lines and Colors and Exploring Color & Creativity also weigh in on the series. After Van Gogh and Picasso, subsequent series episodes will ...
technorati.com/ blogs/ nitaleland.blogspot.com?reactions& page=4

Back Porch Section
First there were a series of best-selling art instruction books - Exploring Color, The Creative Artist and Creative Collage Techniques. ...
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nitaleland.com : Nita Leland's Exploring Color & Creativity
Keywords : art news, art matters, blog, art blog, art tips, color wheel, colour wheel, color scheme selector, exploring color, creative artist, ...
www.links2mysite.com/ links/ nitaleland.com

Young Art 2007: Color
Nita Leland’s Exploring Color & Creativity. (http://www.nitaleland.com/) ... Exploring Color (1998) by Nita Leland. 701.85/LELAND ...
www.sandiego.gov/ public-library/ pdf/ YoungArt2007.pdf

Watercolor tips by professional artist
Resource books and videos such as Exploring Color, Creative Collage Techniques, The Creative Artist, Basic Color Mixing, All About Paint, Bridging Time and ...
www.promotingartists.com/ artistscorner/ watercolour.html

lines and colors :: a blog about drawing, painting, illustration ...
Leland is the author of several popular books including Exploring Color, ... Her blog Exploring Color and Creativity, which is one of the oldest links on ...
www.linesandcolors.com/ 2007/ 02/ 25/ the-new-creative-artist-by-nita-leland/

nitaleland.com - aboutus Wiki Page
edit Title. Nita Leland's Exploring Color & Creativity ... In 2000 I self-published Exploring Color Coloring Book, a hands-on color journal and reference ...
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