Exploring Color

ISBN-10: 0891348468

ISBN-13: 9780891348467

Edition: 2nd 1998 (Revised)

Authors: Nita Leland

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Colour provides artists with an infinite spectrum of expression, yet its elusive principles are difficult to understand and control. In this visual guide, Leland takes artists on a journey through colour in five complete demonstrations.
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List price: $24.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: F&W Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/15/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Nita Leland is a graduate of Otterbein College. She has taught classes and workshops in watercolor, collage, creativity and color at art centers in Dayton, Ohio for more than thirty years. She is active as a judge for art exhibits, conducts workshops throughout the United States and Canada and appears in ArtistsNetwork.TV DVDs on color and collage (2009) as well as a creativity webinar (2009). Visit her website at www.nitaleland.com. Leland lives in Dayton, Ohio.

Exploring the History, Science and Theory of Color
Learning the Language of Color
Exploring Color Characteristics
Controlling Color Mixtures
Painting With the Split-Primary Color-Mixing System
Working With Compatible Colors
Comparing Compatible Palettes
Expanding Your Palette With Color Schemes
Working With Color Schemes
Using Color Contrast
Taking Risks With Contrast
Expressing the Harmony of Light and Shadow With Color
Unifying Color and Design
Designing A Color Collage
Selected Bibliography
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