This pocket-sized, practical guide has everything the acrylic artist needs to know about colour mixing, from colour theory to complementary, warm and cool colours, colour tone, using a limited palette, dull and bright colours and local colour. There follows an array of essential colour mixes using widely available Winsor Newton colours. Clear, practical and beautifully presented advice.
Julie Collins studied Fine Art at the University of Reading and has been an artist, writer and teacher since then. She has written colour mixing and artist's problem solving books and writes for The Artist magazine. She works from her studio in Farnham, Surrey, where she explores her passion for painting, drawing and crafts.
Introduction 4 Material 6 Colours used in this book 8 Colour 10 Colour tone 20 Using a limited palette 22 Dull and bright colours 26 Local colour 27 Colour mixes 28 Glossary 48