Exploring Color

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North Light Books, 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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This is a highly competent study of color, especially for the beginner. Leland explores the history, science, and theory of artistic uses of color before diving into comprehensive exercises and ... Read full review

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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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Page 9 - Only those who love color are admitted to its beauty and immanent presence. It affords utility to all, but unveils its deeper mysteries only to its devotees.

About the author (1998)

Nita Leland is a graduate of Otterbein University and has taught classes and workshops in watercolor, collage, creativity, and color for more than thirty years. She is active as a judge for art exhibits, and currently conducts workshops throughout the United States and Canada. Nita is the author of "Exploring Color", "Confident Color", "The New Creative Artist", and "New Creative Collage Techniques", all published by North Light Books. Visit her website at nitaleland.com.

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