Acrylic Color Explorations: Painting Techniques for by Chris Cozen

By Chris Cozen

Observe your real colour voice!

Acrylic colour Explorations may have you seeing the realm round you in a brand new means as colour concept turns into enticing, easy-to-understand and enjoyable. not just will you in achieving a uncomplicated figuring out of colour and pigments, yet writer Chris Cozen also will advisor you thru a private exploration of colour in 30 workouts utilizing acrylic paint.

Go past the red-yellow-blue figuring out of the colour wheel through exploring the paintings of numerous artists who paintings with colour in precise methods. picking whilst to introduce a relaxing colour or whilst to show the colour quantity up is a ability that may be built via perform and purpose, and with Acrylic colour Explorations you'll methods to do both!

• examine 33 ideas for incorporating and constructing colour on your paintings.
• discover useful colour fundamentals with routines and colour demanding situations to help you be certain your colour "voice."
• observe secrets and techniques to gaining knowledge of any inventive colour scenario with nine contributing artists!
Embrace your precise colour voice this day!

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Oil on canvas, 15 X2i%". Munch-museet, Oslo two years woman and shadow later (colorplate 12). in COLORPLATE Figure 64. 1926. MUNCH Painted 1892. Oil on canvas, YOUNG GIRL. Woodcut, I2-V--8-V 67% X48 /4" 1 Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo I felt I should take shape and this ill) — it would the colors live. be so easy! — The Fixing Her Hair would flesh — Munch stands isolated erect and column-like in a vacuum, a close-fitting collar The Sick Child Close with almost geo- the metric precision and neatness. Her clasped hands create a posture that Munch Contained within a a warm red-brown light blue wall.

In Sep- Late in June, travels to spends part of the tember, returns to Paris; thence to Oslo for an exhibi- by Thadee Natanson in the November December, La Revue Blanche reproduces the lithograph The Scream. Munch's brother Andreas dies. tion (reviewed issue of La Revue Blanche). In 1896 From Figure 56. Munch and Dr. Jacobson, 1908-9 Berlin to Paris in February. His friends include Frederick Delius, Meier-Graefe, Stephane Mallarme, Strindberg, and Thadee Natanson. lithographs and makes his first Prints his woodcuts first the Salon des Independants and designs the program for color John Gabriel Borkman at the Theatre de l'Oeuvre.

Sketch for this version 62) are both related to (fig. Military Band on Karl 'Johan Street (colorplate 4). Munch's growing capacity interesting insights into structure his works. The the lower right corner in a device exploited further subsequent works. Here the trio artist introduces the marching cheerfully and energetically into the picture space, imbuing it with Renoiresque tenderness and dissolving the feminine outlines light. development meet meaningfully in this work. Another, to positioning of three girls in is point.

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