New in paperback, 'Collins Artist's Colour Manual' has established itself as the artist's definitive guide to the fascinating world of colour. Practical, informative and inspiring, it will appeal to designers, art students and educators alike.
Treated in a lively, visual and creative way, this book brings the subject of colour alive and shows how greater colour awareness can bring life, meaning and confidence to your painting and creative pursuits. It looks at all the crucial aspects of colour in four absorbing sections:
• What is Colour?
Information on paints and pigments and a concise buyer's guide to materials.
• Colour by Colour
A tour around the paintbox and the various colour groups. Learn what colours are and how to use them to greatest effect.
• Creative Directions
Inspiring and creative ideas for colour usage, with first-hand tips and techniques from practising artists.
• Index of Colour
A reference to and visual synopsis of over 450 colours in a variety of media from the world's leading manufacturers.
With over 1000 illustrations, colour swatches and works of art, this superbly designed book is a visual delight and an invaluable reference book for artists of all levels of experience and ability.