This award-winning manual has established itself as the artist's ultimate visual reference to the fascinating world of colour. Practical, informative and inspiring, it will appeal to designers, art students and educators alike.
Collins Artist's Colour Manual brings the subject of colour alive and with over 1000 illustrations, colour swatches and works of art, this superbly designed book is a visual delight and an invaluable reference book for artists of all levels of experience.
There are four sections in the book: the first giving information on paints and pigments, with a concise buyer's guide to materials. The reader is then taken on a tour around the paintbox to learn what colours are and how to use them to greatest effect. Then there are inspiring and creative ideas for colour usage, with first-hand tips and techniques from practising artists. And the final section is visual reference to over 450 colours in a variety of media from the world's leading manufacturers.
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"everything you could possibly want to know about colour, and then more ... you really shouldn't miss it." -- Artist's Choice
It is a brilliant refernce book that will bring your paintbox alive...at £20 it is worth every penny. -- Leisure Painter
Winner of the Artists Choice Award for Best Art Instruction Book of 2003.
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Book Description Collins, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007232136