Powercolor - Master Color Concepts for All Media
Become a color master! All you need to know about color in one book. Important real vs. wheel color truths. What's in the tube; how to read labels; pigment and palette puzzles; color theory evolution, science and psychology. Current color methods: Ten artists demo in different media, subjects and styles.
Frank J. Reilly - The Elements of Painting
Written from Garafola's class notes; word-for-word as Reilly taught. Inside this 232 page book... learn how to draw the head/figure; drapery; how to apply light and shade; color: hue, value and chroma; the controlled palette, skills in brush handling; hard and soft edges; picture making. And so much more.
Fill Your Oil Paintings With Light & Color
An invaluable guide from one of the nation's leading plein air artists. Whether you're interested in still lifes or landscape subjects, Kevin Macpherson's book teaches you how to see color, light and shadow and how to simply shapes for a stronger painting.
The Painterly Approach: An Artist's Guide To Seeing, Painting And Expressing
Bob Rohm, a popular workshop instructor, teaches techniques for improving your paintings and giving them greater expression. By focusing on shapes and values, rather than line, readers are taught to identify abstract patterns and evaluate their relationships in order to achieve a more painterly outcome.
A Celebration of Light
Create watercolor paintings with a strong visual impact. Learn to set up better compositions, use a full range of values, bring out more color in your work, play up textures, and paint effective backgrounds. Jane includes instructions on how to paint reflections, glass, lace and beautiful light patterns.
Brilliant Color: Painting Vibrant Outdoor Scenes
Author Julie Gilbert Pollard provides 10 step-by-step demonstrations that teach you how to paint bold colorful landscapes in oil. Her detailed instructions and color charts will awaken your sense of color and help you to achieve more luminous paintings.
Learn to use color in striking and unusual ways. Quiller explains the how and why of color theories and provides inspiration with his own colorful works of art.