The Colour Mixing Companion: Your no-fuss guide to mixing watercolour, acrylics and oils. With over 1,800 swa tches (Hardcover)

The Colour Mixing Companion: Your no-fuss guide to mixing watercolour, acrylics and oils. With over 1,800 swa tches By Julie Collins Cover Image
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Make great color choices and mixes in watercolor, oils and acrylics with master artists and bestselling author Julie Collins. With over 1,800 swatches, so you'll never be at a loss for the perfect color blend again.

This portable, pocket-sized companion is a clear, comprehensive guide to color mixing in the 3 most popular mediums: watercolor, acrylics, and oils. Introducing simple color theory and the color wheel at beginner’s level, paint your own with the template provided.

  • Over 1,800 swatches demonstrating the wide scope of mixes that can be achieved in each medium
  • Templates and guidelines for creating your own indispensable colour wheels
  • Invaluable information on the rudiments of color, including tonal values, working with a limited palette and understanding local color.

The Colour Mixing Companion is a beautifully presented and practical guide to understanding and mixing colors for artists and hobby painters; from beginners to more experienced painters.

About the Author

Julie Collins studied Fine Art at the University of Reading and has been an artist, writer and teacher since then. She has written a number of colour mixing guides and artists' problem-solving books and also writes for The Artist magazine. She works from her studio in Hampshire, UK, where she explores her passion for painting, drawing and crafts.
Julie has won numerous prestigious awards for her watercolour paintings, including, most recently, the award of first prize for Watercolour at the Royal West of England Academy Annual Exhibition 2019. Julie was also elected an associate Member of the Society of Women Artists in August 2019.

The three Colour Mixing Guides that comprise this book have sold over 37.5k copies overall.

Julie is also the author of Colour Demystified, published by Search Press in 2021, which has sold over 6,700 copies to date.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781800920897
ISBN-10: 180092089X
Publisher: Search Press
Publication Date: July 4th, 2023
Pages: 160
Language: English