Abstract and Colour Techniques in Painting (Paperback)Robin Capon (author), Claire Harrigan (author)
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As the interest in non-representational art grows and artists become more adventurous, this important book helps the reader make the move towards abstract art through the use of colour - the hallmark of Claire Harrigan's work in mixed media. Fantastically illustrated throughout and with sound technical advice, the book includes stunning finished pieces and step-by-step demonstrations.
The book covers: How to Make the move towards abstract art and semi-abstract art; How to use colour to shape your abstract art; Analysis and selection for abstract art with guidance on simplification, distortion and exaggeration; How to emphasize elements such as line and shape as well as colour; The application of abstraction to a range of subject areas, including still life, flowers, buildings, figures and landscape, and how they evolved from the original inspiration; Choosing and working with different media - acrylic, gouache, watercolour, oil, pastel and collage - and how to combine media. Hardback edition 9780713490558.
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 540 g
Dimensions: 276 x 215 x 9 mm
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