Color Play: Easy Steps to Imaginative Color in Quilts

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C&T Publishing, Nov 5, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Joen Wolfrom broadens your color experience and stretches your imagination with creative color play. Now selecting colors for your quilt designs will be fun, and your quilts will always live up to their visual potential! Chapters featuring 24 colors, their characteristics, and the combinations that make them look fabulous in a quilt design. Sample fabric arrangements make color concepts easy to understand. Learn about color “scales” - the variations of pure color, tints, shades, and tones - and how they affect the mood of a quilt. Stunning nature photography helps you relate to the dynamic colors of summer, the fragile hues of spring, and more! A luscious gallery of over 70 colorful quilts illustrates Joen’s techniques for choosing colors. Irresistible illusions you can create using color - highlights, shadows, depth, transparency, and more.

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User Review  - hill3428 -

This is an excellent reference tool for anyone who likes to work with color. It is a detailed without being too wordy and has excellent pictures. Use this in conjunction with the Color Tool and you have a winner. Read full review

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User Review  - rccat - LibraryThing

Excellent colour illustrations are the highlight of this book. Less information on colour is provided than in her earlier work "The magical effects of color". However, this book is clearly written and the increased number of illustrations make it perhaps more useful to the average quilter. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Joen Wolfrom teaches and lectures both nationally and internationally. She is noted as an innovator of several techniques including strip-pieced landscapes, organic curved designs (curves-on-the-whole), and scenic Log Cabin designs. Her work is included in collections throughout the world. Joen resides in Fox Island, Washington.

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