Blue and Yellow Don't Make Green

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School of Color, 2001 - Art - 200 pages
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Artists, designers, printers, and crafters alike would agree that the selection and use of color is of great importance to their work. And yet, a great deal of misunderstanding surrounds color mixing. Michael Wilcox offers a total reassessment for the principles underlying color and color usage. This revised edition of the original Blue & Yellow Don't Make Green -- the first major breakaway from the traditional concepts of the three primary colors: red, blue and yellow -- contains more than 80 pages of new information on the transparency and makeup of colors and includes many new color mixing swatches.

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Very insightful book

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This book completely changed my way of thinking about mixing my colors. It challenged what I learned at art school and provided me with a clear approach of what really happens when you mix color. I know longer buy premixed paints. Great information and easy to understand. Read full review

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This book is a wealth of information but its not for a quick lesson. It is pretty technical reading especially for a novice painter like myself. Read full review


Our current approach to color mixing
Mixing just two primaries
The Color Coded Mixing Palette

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About the author (2001)

Wilcox is an award-winning playwright, librettist and television writer.

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