Discover everything you need to know about colorfrom mixing paints to selecting an expressive color scheme! Watercolor is known as a luminous and vibrant medium, but without a basic understanding of color, beginning artists often find it a challenge to bring out these desired qualities. This 32-page guide arms beginners with the fundamentals of color so they can begin creating fresh and lively artwork right away. The in-depth introduction features simple illustrations and explanations that show artists how to establish color harmony, blend colors through a variety of exciting techniques, create a mood, and more. Then readers will find several inspiring, step-by-step projects that allow beginners to further explore aspects of colorfrom portraying a time of day to using a complementary color scheme. Featuring the work of several accomplished artists, this book showcases several styles and approaches to color treatment, encouraging beginners to experiment and discover what suits them best.
BARBARA FUDURICH, JOAN HANSEN, CAROLINE LINSCOTT, GERI MEDWAYWilliam F. Powell is an internationally recognized artist and one of America's foremost colorists. A native of Huntington, West Virginia, Bill studied at the Art Student's Career School in New York; Harrow Technical College in Harrow, England; and the Louvre Free School of Art in Paris, France. His experience as an art instructor includes oil, watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil, and pastel-with subjects ranging from landscapes to portraits and wildlife. Additionally, Bill conducts painting workshops and produces instructional videos that employ unique methods of in-depth presentation and demonstration. Bill holds awards for his technical art, which has been used for major projects, such as space programs and environmental studies. He lives in Temecula, CA. BARBARA FUDURICH, JOAN HANSEN, CAROLINE LINSCOTT, GERI MEDWAY