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Color theory for watercolors

Author: Michael Wilcox
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill, 1983, ©1981.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wilcox
ISBN: 082300757X 9780823007578
OCLC Number: 10307596
Notes: Cover title.
Reprint. originally published: London : Colour Mixing, 1981.
Description: 61 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Theory into practice --
What color is --
The spectrum --
Surface color --
The rainbow --
The effects of sunlight on color perception --
The properties of color --
The primary colors --
Additive mixing, the light primaries --
The artist's use of color: subtractive mixing --
Pigment color bias --
The color wheel --
Colored neutrals --
Grays --
The complementary colors --
Complementaries against a neutral background --
Tinted complementaries --
Darkened complementaries --
Simultaneous contrast --
Border contrast --
Vibrating color --
Two color harmony --
Optical mixing --
The warm and cool colors --
The advancing and receding colors --
Color memory --
Color from black and white --
The psychological effects of color.
Responsibility: by Michael Wilcox.

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