Acrylic Color Explorations

Acrylic Color Explorations

Book - 2015 | First edition.
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Discover your true colour voice! Acrylic Color Explorations will have you seeing the world around you in a new way as colour theory becomes engaging, easy-to-understand and fun. Not only will you achieve a basic understanding of colour and pigments, but author Chris Cozen will also guide you through a personal exploration of colour in 30 exercises using acrylic paint. Go beyond the red-yellow-blue understanding of the colour wheel by exploring the work of several artists who work with color in unique ways. Determining when to introduce a calming colour or when to turn the colour volume up is a skill that can be developed through practice and intention, and with Acrylic Color Explorations you will learn how to do both! * Learn 33 techniques for incorporating and developing colour in your paintings. * Explore practical color basics with exercises and colour challenges that will help you determine your colour "voice." * Discover secrets to mastering any creative colour situation with 9 contributing artists! Embrace your true colour voice today! AUTHOR: Chris Cozen is a self-taught mixed media artist who lives and works primarily in Southern California. Originally trained as an educator, Art is a second career for Chris. She was a member of the WORKING ARTIST team at Golden Artist Colors, Inc., manufacturers of artist acrylics and products, for 8 years and is currently one of Golden's Artist Educators.. Chris enjoys the process of exploring the many art materials available today and is an advocate for experimentation and innovation when it comes to what materials can do! Her many hands-on workshops and speaking engagements focus on Acrylics and their possibilities especially in mixed-media. SELLING POINTS: * Makes colour theory engaging, easy-to-understand and fun while also engaging in the popular medium of acrylics! * It includes 30 stepped-out demonstrations and a surprise contributing artist for each chapter. * The instruction is appropriate for any style: abstract, floral, landscape, traditional, modern, etc.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, [2015]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781440340772
1440340773
Branch Call Number: 751.426 COZEN
Characteristics: 143 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm

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