by Sharon Finmark

Colour is fundamental to painting and the ability to mix and reproduce specific hues is an art in itself. Colour theory can be dull and complicated, but in this book, experienced artist and teacher, Sharon Finmark, demonstrates colour mixing in a practical and easy-to-follow way.

In addition to being an extensive visual sourcebook to nearly 600 colour mixes, there are paintings featured throughout with all the different hues and mixes in each painting analysed and annotated. In this way, acrylic painters learn by application how to get the best out of their paints.

About the author

Sharon Finmark trained at St Martin’s College of Art and currently teaches drawing and painting and the history of colour in contemporary art at the City Lit College in London. She writes for The Artist magazine and has had three books published by HarperCollins. Sharon has been artist-in-residence at Radio 4′s Today programme and has sketched backstage at The National Theatre.

Price: £9.99
ISBN: 9781849940467
Extent: 176 pages
Format: Hardback
Size: 178 x 178 mm
Illustrations: 600

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