Exploring Color


by Nita Leland

An essential for artists of all mediums.

Color provides artists with an infinite spectrum of expression.

In this visual guide Nita Leland takes artists on a journey through color in five complete demonstrations and 83 exercises, thoroughly examining:

· the history, science and theory of color
· how to use the "split color-mixing system" for creating clean, vibrant colors every time
· the distinctive harmonies, advantages and limitations of color through six different primary color combinations techniques for controlling color, such as glazing, shadowing, toned supports and more.

Nita Leland travels throughout the United States and Canada as a professional artist, teacher, author, lecturer and juror. She is the author of the bestselling books "The Creative Art and Creative Collage Techniques". She lives in Dayton, Ohio. ISBN 0-89134-846-8, 8 1/4" x 11", 144 pages, pb, 244 color illus. 9/98
Previous edition: 0-89134-363-6