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Exploring Color How to Use and Control Color in Your Paintings

Leland, Nita

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ISBN 10: 0891341110 / ISBN 13: 9780891341116
Published by North Light Publications, Cincinnati, OH, 1985
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Title: Exploring Color How to Use and Control Color...

Publisher: North Light Publications, Cincinnati, OH

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:NF

Dust Jacket Condition: NF

Edition: Stated First Edition

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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 projects. One learns to control color in glazing, shadowing, and toned supports and sees the effects of six different palettes on the same painting. This volume is recommended for all artists in their early studies and can be followed by Zoltan Szaho's Color-by-Color Guide to Watercolor (North Light, 1998) for more advanced studies.
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