Color and How to Use It: Find out what color is, how it works, and how to make it work for you in your paintings
From the most delicate pastel tint to the boldest bright hue, color is a vitally important tool to you as an artist. Whether your preferred medium is acrylic, oil, or watercolor, a strong understanding of color and its applications is essential. includes in-depth information on color theory, important properties of color and light, and the fundamentals of color mixing. This comprehensive guide will teach you what color is, how it works, and how to make it work for you in your paintings.
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