Making Color Sing

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Watson-Guptill, 1986 - Art - 159 pages
"Color is one of the never-ending mysteries of painting - there is always more to discover and explore. In thirty-one practical and stimulating lessons, Jeanne Dobie offers insights into ways to use both color and composition to make your paintings come alive. The focus is on watercolor, but the principles extend to any medium and will generate creative responses in all artists. The lessons on color lead into an other essential painting consideration: composition and design. Painting is much more than copying what you see. In a series of thought-provoking and enjoyable lessons, Dobie encourages you to experiment with different arrangements of shapes and values to build a dynamic foundation for your paintings. And she shows how a visually intriguing underlying pattern can make all the difference in the final result."--BOOK JACKET.

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In my opinion this is a must have book. It contains valuable information on composition color theory technique and much more. Its an art workshop and personal lesson all in one. Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Jeanne Dobie, a teacher and painter whose work is shown widely and often wins coveted awards, lives in Pennsylvania. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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