Making Color Sing, 25th Anniversary Edition: Practical Lessons in Color and Design


Making Color Sing, 25th Anniversary Edition: Practical Lessons in Color and Design Author Jeanne Dobie
ISBN-10 0823031152
ISBN-13 9780823031153
Year 2011-01-11
Pages 160
Language English
Publisher Watson-Guptill
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In the 25th anniversary edition ofMaking Color Sing Jeanne Dobie teaches you new ways to think about color and make it work for you through 31 clear easy to follow exercises No color exists in isolation colors are always interacting with one another As this nationally recognized author explains understanding color relationships is the key to successful painting Do you know how to use the push and pull of warm and cool colors to create a feeling of space Can you generate exciting vibrations through the interplay of complements Have you ever considered disguising one color in a scene to accent another color All these possibilitiesand moreare discussed and clarified with illustrations The lessons on color lead into another essential painting consideration composition and design Painting is much more than copying what you see It involves finding a structure that allows you to organize and thus communicate your impressions and reactions Dobie encourages artists to experiment with different arrangements of shapes and values to build a dynamic foundation in their paintings This manual stimulates new ways to think about colour generating responses that unlock personal creativity and allow artists to express themselves with paint

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