Perfect for aspiring, beginning, and intermediate artists, this guide's concept- and technique-driven approach makes this challenging subject approachable for artists of any skill level.
Loaded with techniques on how to use and create color for vivid artwork, Beginning Color Mixing explains every key aspect of color mixing. You’ll learn about basic color theory, hue and saturation, value, temperature, and color relationships and discover how to wield color to create mood and atmosphere.
Each key concept is clearly explained, allowing you to master the core techniques and put them into practice immediately, whether you’re working in oil, acrylic, or watercolor. Featuring plenty of step-by-step exercises, expert instruction, and inspiring artwork illustrating the techniques,this is a resource no painter’s library should be without.
The Portfolio series covers essential art techniques, core concepts, and media with an approach and format that’s perfect for aspiring, beginning, and intermediate artists.
Also available from the series:Beginning Acrylic, Beginning Drawing, Beginning Watercolor, Beginning Pastel, Beginning Colored Pencil, Beginning Color Mixing, Expressive Painting, Beginning Pen & Ink, and Beginning Composition.
Washington-based artist Kimberly Adams creates vibrant landscapes using her fingertips. Kimberly studied art while growing up in New Mexico and says her paintings represent her love for nature as well as her adventurous heart. She serves on the board of directors for Parklane Fine Art Gallery in Kirkland, Washington, and teaches finger-painting workshops at Cole Gallery in Edmonds, Washington. Kimberly co-authored Oil & Acrylic Workshop and is the author of Portfolio: Beginning Color Mixing and Portfolio: Beginning Composition, all from Walter Foster Publishing. Learn more at artbykimberlyadams.com.