Color Theory

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Watson-Guptill Publications, 1989 - Art - 111 pages
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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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