1,500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor: Achieve Precise Color When Painting Landscapes, Portraits, Still Lifes, and More
ISBN: 1600582834
EAN13: 9781600582837
Language: English
Pages: 176
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Spiral

1,500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor: Achieve Precise Color When Painting Landscapes, Portraits, Still Lifes, and More

Book Overview
1,500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor is the definitive color-mixing resource for oil, acrylic, and watercolor artists. This user-friendly spiral-bound book is tabbed for quick and easy reference and includes two removable color-mixing grids--one for oil or acrylic, and one for watercolor. Follow these four simple steps to mix more than 1,500 color combinations: Look in the Color Guidance Index for the subject you want to paint--for example, Broccoli. Find the Color Recipe with the subject's recipe number (81) and a photo of the actual paint mixture. Use the Color Mixing Grid to measure each paint color. Mix the color. It's that easy You'll also learn about color theory , color value mixing , graying color naturally , mixing flesh and portrait colors , and rendering skies and clouds . Also available from Walter Foster's best-selling Color Mixing Recipes series Color Mixing Recipes for Oil & Acrylic , Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits , and Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes .
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Follow these 4 simple steps to mix more than 1,500 color combinations: STEP ONE Look in the Color Guidance Index for the subject you want to paint--for example, Broccoli. STEP TWO Find the Color Recipe with the subject's recipe number (81) and a photo of the actual paint mixture. STEP THREE Use the Color Mixing Grid to measure each paint color. STEP FOUR Mix the color. It's that easy! Also Includes Instruction in Color Theory, Color Value Mixing, Graying Color Naturally, Mixing Flesh and Portrait Colors, Rendering Skies and Clouds. The plastic Color Mixing Grids (included) ensure accurate paint measurements!