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600 Watercolor Mixes
600 Watercolor Mixes

Filled with beautiful watercolor illustrations and examples, this manual provides all the fundamentals on how to mix watercolor paints. Author Sharon Finmark shares essential techniques plus her own unique tips for enhancing your paintings with vivacious shades and tints. Hardcover. 176 pages.

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The Acrylic Paint Colour Wheel Book
The Acrylic Paint Colour Wheel Book

Techniques covered in the book include painting alla prima, glazing, painting with a palette knife, using tone, and building up color, all applied to subjects from still lifes to landscapes, and from people to the natural world.

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Collage, Colour, and Texture in Painting
Collage, Colour, and Texture in Painting

In this volume, readers are offered a hands-on introduction to the boundless possibilities opened up by combining paint with abstract paper shapes, textured papers, newspaper clippings, fabrics, and other unusual materials.

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Color and How to Use It
Color and How to Use It

Find out what color is, how it works, and how to make it work for you in your paintings. From the Walter Foster "Artist Library Series" by William Powell.

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Color Harmony Compendium
Color Harmony Compendium

Use this innovative reference book to learn how to harness the science of color harmony and use it to push the limits of your color palette, sending the right message to your intended audience.

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Color Harmony in Your Paintings
Color Harmony in Your Paintings

This concise and accessible guide is packed lots of colorful charts and eye-catching examples, as well as a wealth of exercises and demonstrations that help you quickly put to use what you've learned.

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Color Mixing Bible
Color Mixing Bible

Take the guesswork out of mixing and matching colors. Basic color palettes are provided for oils, acrylics, watercolors, gouache, soft pastels, pencils, and inks. The book also features tips and techniques for color mixing with virtually every medium.

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Color Mixing for Artists
Color Mixing for Artists

Full of examples of finished paintings and color charts that demonstrate color mixing in different media, this comprehensive, illustrated book teaches what color theory is and how to apply it to your next project.

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Color Mixing in Acrylic
NEW! Color Mixing in Acrylic

Ideal for beginning and intermediate artists seeking to develop and expand their color mixing skills, Color Mixing in Acrylic demonstrates a comprehensive range of techniques for working with color in this popular medium.

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Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes
Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes

This useful book also discusses how color is influenced by the time of day, the angle of the sun, and changing seasons, making it a must-have in every oil and acrylic artist’s reference library.

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Color Mixing Recipes for Oil and Acrylic
Color Mixing Recipes for Oil and Acrylic

Recipes for more than 450 color combinations are included, as well as instruction in a variety of painting techniques. Also included is a Color Mixing Grid to ensure accurate measurements.

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Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits
Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits

This book is a valuable, practical color resource guide for any oil or acrylic artist. It contains recipes for more than 500 color combinations, including master mixes for many skin, hair, eye, and lip variations. A plastic color mixing grid is included.

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Color Mixing Recipes for Watercolor
Color Mixing Recipes for Watercolor

In Color Mixing Recipes for Watercolor, mixing formulas for more than 1,100 common subjects are included, along with an easy-to-follow method for accurately measuring and mixing watercolor paints. This book is suited for the adult aspiring artist.

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Color Theory
Color Theory

With a fresh, contemporary take on the subject, this essential guide to color features step-by-step projects and practical techniques for putting your newfound color knowledge to effective use.

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Colour Wheel Books
Colour Wheel Books

These interactive art instruction books are designed to help aspiring artists create quality work within just days. Each presents a series of eight step-by-step projects designed to teach you the most rewarding techniques of the medium as you gradually build both knowledge and confidence.

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Kids Can! Books
Kids Can! Books

These colorful soft-cover books are part of the popular Williamson Kids Can! series. Choose from titles that teach and reinforce children's knowledge of the elements of art, the letters of the alphabet, or the environment.

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

Color is one of the never-ending mysteries of painting, and there is always more to discover. Making Color Sing — Practical Lessons in Color and Design features 31 practical and stimulating lessons that teach how to use color and composition to make paintings come alive. Paperback. 160 pages.

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The Oil Paint Colour Wheel Book
The Oil Paint Colour Wheel Book

Techniques covered in the book include color blending, lifting out, working dark to light, glazing, and painting with a palette knife, all applied to subjects from still lifes to landscapes, and from buildings to woodlands.

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Pantone: The 20th Century in Color
Pantone: The 20th Century in Color

Pantone, the worldwide color authority, invites you on a rich visual tour of the trends, radical shifts, and resurgences in color, encompassing 100 transformative years. Hardcover. 208 pages. Authors ? Leatrice Eiseman and Keith Recker.

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The Pastel Colour Wheel Book
The Pastel Colour Wheel Book

Techniques covered in the book include blending with a torchon, working dark to light, lifting off, and creating highlights and shadows, all applied to subjects from still lifes to landscapes, and from buildings to woodlands.

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The Practical Handbook of Color for Artists
The Practical Handbook of Color for Artists

Containing hundreds of photos and illustrations, The Practical Handbook of Color for Artists teaches every aspect of color — both theory and practice.

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Red-Yellow–Blue: Colors in Art
Red-Yellow–Blue: Colors in Art

This fun-filled book teaches young readers all about color by leading them on a fascinating journey through the history of western art. As they read the book, children are invited to wander through a virtual art gallery where each room features a different color. Author — Silke Vry. 96 pages.

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The Watercolour Wheel Book
The Watercolour Wheel Book

Techniques covered in the book include laying flat and graduated washes, working wet-in-wet and wet-in-dry, masking out, lifting off, and sponging, all applied to subjects from still lifes to landscapes, and from buildings to woodlands.

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Winsor & Newton Color Mixing Guides
Winsor & Newton Color Mixing Guides

These helpful books provide an at-a-glance look at hues achieved by mixing popular Winsor & Newton oils or acrylics. These books are invaluable tools for amateurs and professionals alike!

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The Wonderful Colorful Wonder Wheel of Color
The Wonderful Colorful Wonder Wheel of Color

Kids can earn their "Certificate of Color-ology" with The Wonderful Colorful Wonder Wheel of Color, a fun activity and sticker book filled with worksheets, quizzes, games, and a two-sided, 11" x 17" pullout color wheel poster.

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