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An extremely helpful book on the basics of color, even with neat exercises in it A definite keeper. @Download Book ß Color for Painters: A Guide to Traditions and Practice â Mastering Color A Practical Approach Adding color to any canvas is both art and science In fact, it s a discipline that can be explored and learned through the practical application of techniques that Al Gury has developed during his nearlyyears of teaching at America s first fine arts institution, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Richly illustrated with thanfull color images, including masterpieces from the pastyears of Western painting, this book offers the instruction every painter needs to confidently construct a painting with color Color for Painters Traces the use of color in Western art from the classical world to the present Explores the use and properties of various pigments and materials Reviews the evolving approaches to color from tonal to pointillism to the modern use of color as psychological expression Presents exercises for mixing and using paints Offers step by step demonstrations of all the basic color genres and techniques Students, experienced painters, teachers, and anyone who appreciates fine art will treasure this exploration of painting s wild beast I checked this book out at the library and found it so useful that I have ordered a copy to keep as a reference This book is not only about color It also goes into some detail about materials, light, techniques and various painting styles This is an excellent book that I think would be helpful especially for beginning to intermediate level oil painters in particular. A good basic guide to color use and technique. Another book I m using to help teach art to my children I think they ll find the 3 D model of a color wheel on p 26 interesting In general the text is complicated, but the pictures are lovely and reading only captions while turning pages would impart a lot of information in a beautiful way Chapter 5, starting p 140, shows many pictures of professional art student color charts and continues into discussion of color and disability I hadn t thought about all the types of visual impairments tha Another book I m using to help teach art to my children I think they ll find the 3 D model of a color wheel on p 26 interesting In general the text is complicated, but the pictures are lovely and reading only captions while turning pages would impart a lot of information in a beautiful way Chapter 5, starting p 140, shows many pictures of professional art student color charts and continues into discussion of color and disability I hadn t thought about all the types of visual impairments that exist, and how they can challenge an artist and be overcome It was a thought provoking section to read