Creating Exceptional Color With Acrylics

Creating Exceptional Color With Acrylics

[how To Make Color Choices That Will Take Your Painting To A New Level]

Book - 2012
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Both students and professional artists will value this idea-filled book for its innovative ways to produce canvases of unusual luminosity and dramatic contrasts. Author Lexi Sundell brings a welcome clarity to the many new choices of color and paint varieties that have recently become available to artists. Here's advice on--

Choosing a balanced palette of exceptional color to suit the artist's personal working style Using organic and inorganic pigments, semi-transparent and opaque paint colors, and the new iridescent, interference, and duochrome acrylics Applying gels, mediums, and other products that are now available for modifying and enhancing color Creating extraordinary color effects in subjects including water scenes, flowers and foliage, animal scenes, portraits, and much more

The author explains the qualities of specific new colors and shows how to apply them in ways that will put a stamp of individuality on each artist's paintings. More than 400 vivid color illustrations.
Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barrons Educational Series, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781438000961
Branch Call Number: 751.426 SUN
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm.


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