Basic Colour: A Practical Handbook

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A&C Black, Jan 1, 2009 - Art - 112 pages
This is a practical basic guide to color theory and practice. It simply but comprehensively explains color theory, its vocabulary and terminology, opaque and transparent colors, subtractive color mixing and provides temperature, tonal and complementary color charts. There are also charts giving gouache, acrylic, oil, watercolor and textile dye equivalents. The result is a good basic guide to mixing colors that painters and textile artists will find invaluable.

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Jane de Sausmarez teaches colour theory and practice in the Conservation Department of the City & Guilds of London Art School. For 35 years she taught Printed Textiles and Colour Theory in the Textile Department at Goldsmiths College and she has also taught at many other art schools, including Central School of Art and the Byam Shaw School of Art. For over 10 years she has been running intensive colour workshops for both students and professionals from her home in London.

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