Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits: More Than 500 Color Combinations For Skin, Eyes, Lips & Hair by William PowellColor Mixing Recipes for Portraits: More Than 500 Color Combinations For Skin, Eyes, Lips & Hair by William Powell

Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits: More Than 500 Color Combinations For Skin, Eyes, Lips & Hair

byWilliam Powell

Hardcover | November 1, 2006

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Color Mixing Recipes for Portraitsâ?? features master mixes for an array of skin colors in oil, acrylic, and watercolor—plus recipes for hair, eye, and lip colors. The concealed wire-o bound book also includes a plastic color-mixing grid for measuring out paints, as well as a handy conversion chart for finding acrylic equivalents of oil paints and vice versa. With recipes for more than 500 color combinations, this comprehensive guideâ?? is your ultimate source for painting realistic skin, mouths, ears, noses, eyes, and hair.

This convenient guide details three simple steps to mix virtually any skin tone:
  1. Match a palette of skin tones from this book to your portrait subject.
  2. Create the Master Skin Tone Recipe for this palette using the Color Mixing Grid to measure each paint color.
  3. Follow the recipes to create all the skin tones you'll need to complete your portrait—from light values to shadows.
Also featured:
  • Color theory
  • Tinting, toning, and shading
  • Graying skin tones naturally
  • Identifying facial planes
  • Mouth, nose, and ear color tones
  • Eye and hair color tones
  • Watercolor skin tone recipes
With recipes for more than 500 color combinationsColor Mixing Recipes for Portraitsâ?? is your ultimate source for painting realistic skin, mouths, ears, noses, eyes, and hair.
William F. Powel is an internationally recognized artist and one of America's foremost colorists. He is the author of many art instructions books, including The Art of Watercolor, Color Mixing Recipes for Watercolor, Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits, and Drawing Made Easy: Dynamic Composition. A native of Huntington, West Virginia, B...
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Title:Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits: More Than 500 Color Combinations For Skin, Eyes, Lips & HairFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:48 pages, 9.88 × 6.75 × 0.62 inShipping dimensions:9.88 × 6.75 × 0.62 inPublished:November 1, 2006Publisher:Walter Foster PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1560109904

ISBN - 13:9781560109907

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