Exploring Color

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North Light Books, Sep 15, 1998 - Art - 144 pages
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Color touches the emotions. More than rigid rules and theories govern its use. But beautiful color is no happy accident—in order to use color effectively, you much understand how it works.

In this classic book, popular workshop instructor Nita Leland illustrates the principles of color with step-by-step demonstrations and finishes paintings. You'll find 87 exercises that help you apply this information in your own work, showing you ways to use color to strengthen your composition...express powerful moods and emotions...create striking harmonies...and more!

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This is a highly competent study of color, especially for the beginner. Leland explores the history, science, and theory of artistic uses of color before diving into comprehensive exercises and ... Read full review

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