Color: A Course in Mastering the Art of Mixing Colors

Betty Edwards

thousands of individuals have realized to attract utilizing the equipment of Dr. Betty Edwards's bestseller The New Drawing at the correct facet of the Brain. Now, a lot as artists growth from drawing to portray, Edwards strikes from black-and-white into colour. This new advisor distills the big present wisdom approximately colour thought right into a useful approach to operating with colour to supply harmonious mixtures.

utilizing concepts validated and honed in her five-day extensive colour workshops, Edwards offers a simple realizing of the way to work out colour, how one can use it, and-for these interested by artwork, portray, or design-how to combine and mix shades. together with greater than a hundred twenty five colour photographs and workouts that movement from basic to demanding, this quantity explains the right way to:

- see what's relatively there instead of what you "know" on your brain approximately coloured objects
- understand how mild impacts colour, and the way colours have an effect on one another
- manage hue, price, and depth of colour and rework colours into their opposites
- stability colour in still-life, panorama, determine, and portrait painting
- comprehend the psychology of color
- harmonize colour on your atmosphere

whereas we realize and treasure the gorgeous use of colour, reproducing what we see could be a problem. Accessibly unweaving color's complexity, this must-have primer is destined to be an quick vintage.

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