Blue and yellow don't make green

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Rockport Publishers, 1989 - Art - 120 pages
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Based on his study of paint pigments, Wilcox found that grade school formulas for mixing colors don't work. Tossing out tradition, Wilcox effectively transforms color mixing from a process of chance to one of choice. 480 color illustrations.

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User Review  - maryanntherese - LibraryThing

Well, actually, they do (make green). A look at the color wheel and how you can improve color mixing by using six primary colors instead of three. Interesting information, but doesn't exactly destroy the color wheel concept. Read full review

Very insightful book

User Review  - denver - Overstock.com

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

Contents

The Current Approach
7
The Colour Bias Wheel
15
The Basic Palette
21
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

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

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