Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes: Mixing recipes for more than 400 color combinations

by William F Powell

Walter Foster Publishing | April 30, 2012 | Hardcover |

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In the latest addition to the Color Mixing Recipes family of books, artist William F. Powell provides instruction on color mixing as it relates to landscape painting in oil and acrylic. Following the format of the other books in the series, Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes offers a robust index of landscape subjects that correspond to the featured color mixing swatches. 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.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 48 Pages, 6.3 × 9.45 × 0 in

Published: April 30, 2012

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1600582664

ISBN - 13: 9781600582660

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Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes: Mixing recipes for more than 400 color combinations

Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes: Mixing recipes for more than 400 color combinations

by William F Powell

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 48 Pages, 6.3 × 9.45 × 0 in

Published: April 30, 2012

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1600582664

ISBN - 13: 9781600582660

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Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes is a covenient reference book that holds 530 individual color mixes to help you achieve accurate and vibrant landscape paintings. This collection of color mixing recipes is unique in that it contains color mixtures pertaining to specific subjects and elements in the landscape, along with several hundred other supporting color recipes.

Table of Contents

Instructions

Using the Recipes: Skies and Clouds

Trees and Mountains

Color Recipes

Color Guidance Index

About the Author

From the Publisher

In the latest addition to the Color Mixing Recipes family of books, artist William F. Powell provides instruction on color mixing as it relates to landscape painting in oil and acrylic. Following the format of the other books in the series, Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes offers a robust index of landscape subjects that correspond to the featured color mixing swatches. 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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Follow these 4 simple steps to mix more than 500 color combinations:

STEP ONE  Look in the Color Guidance Index for the subject you want to paint-for example, "Lilac, purplish."

STEP TWO  Find the Color Recipe with the subject's recipe number ("268") and a photo of the actual paint mixture.

STEP THREE  Use the Color Mixing Grid to measure each paint color.

STEP FOUR  Mix the color. It's that easy!

Also Includes Instruction on Rendering Skies & Clouds, Observing Colors in Nature, Painting Trees and Mountains.

The plastic Color Mixing Grid (included) ensures accurate paint measurements!

About the Author

William F. Powell 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 work has been represented in major galleries and reproduced in the form of illustrations, prints, and limited-edition collector''s plates. He has been professionally involved in fine art, commercial art, and illustration for more than 45 years. His experience as an instructor includes oil, watercolor, acrylic, gouache, colored pencil, and pastel with subjects ranging from landscapes and seascapes to still life, portraiture, and wildlife. He holds awards for the technical side of his art, which has been used in major space and environmental programs.
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