An Artist's Guide to Harmony, Contrast and Unity
By (author) Nita Leland
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Confident Color by Nita Leland
Book DescriptionLearn how to use color in your own unique and expressive way! Color is what you make it: sensitive, explosive, dreamlike, atmospheric, somber, cheerful. Nita Leland brings logic and intuition together to create a foundation for color selections that allow you to be more inventive, break out of old habits and experiment with new colors. Her approach eliminates time-wasting trial and error while giving you the freedom to use color in personal, meaningful and exciting ways. Features: * Artwork from more than 50 contributing artists that illustrates many personal approaches to color *85 "Try It" activities that will help to develop your awareness of the colors and combinations that resonate with you * Step-by-step demonstrations that show how 7 different artists choose palettes and make color decisions as they paint a range of subjects Learn to use harmonious color schemes, dynamic contrasts and compatible colors to say what you want in your art. With engaging instruction, as well as art and lessons and applicable to any medium, this book will show you how to take your work to the next level.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781600610127
(279mm x 216mm x 17mm)
Imprint: North Light Books
Publisher: F&W Publications Inc
Publish Date: 26-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Nita Leland
Exploring Color Workshop, Paperback (September 2016)
This updated and expanded 30th anniversary edition of the North Light classic Exploring Color teaches artists of all mediums and skill levels how to use and control color in their artwork and shows how exhilarating and enjoyable the ride can be.
New Creative Collage Techniques, Hardback (October 2011)
With easy techniques for artwork, this guide brings together various aspects of the fine art of collage: paper and shape, colour and texture, imagination and vision. It presents sixty projects teaching techniques and five step-by-step demonstrations showing how those techniques make finished pieces.
New Creative Artist, Hardback (September 2006)
Includes: an instruction to address the challenges of artist; more than 60 fun activities for achieving greater creativity; and artwork in a variety of styles and mediums. This work also includes practical advice combined with exercises and insights from other artists.
Creative Collage Techniques, Paperback (March 2001)» View all books by Nita Leland
A selection of collages by leading artists, in step-by-step demonstrations showing how to begin, design and apply collage techniques in exciting ways. 50 projects are divided into seven parts, according to level of ability.
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Author Biography - Nita Leland
Nita Leland is a professional artist, teacher, lecturer and juror of art exhibitions. Acknowledged as an expert in colour, her informative articles on colour and collage have appeared in many magazines, including The Artist's Magazine, Watercolor Magic, and The Artist's Sketchbook.
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