Color Theory

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Watson-Guptill Publications, 1989 - Art - 111 pages
4 Reviews
This guide explains how colour works in nature and how it can be manipulatedo make expressive paintings. After covering the more scientific aspects ofolour theory, the author offers information which analyzes a subject inerms of local, tonal, reflected and shadow colour.;He demonstrates how torepare a palette and how to obtain a wide colour range from specificixtures. He defines and discusses colour harmonies, complements, andontrasts and shows the reader how to use cool and warm hues expressively,nd how to juxtapose harmonious or discordant colours to produce differentsychological and visual effects.

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User Review  - Serge Pierro - Goodreads

An interesting book on color theory. It is broken down into sections that are well explained, and have examples relevant to the theory at hand. Read full review

Contents

Prologue
6
Light and its colors
12
Complementary colors
18
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