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Title:
Abstract and colour techniques in painting
Author:
Harrigan, Claire.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
London : Batsford, 2007.
Physical Description:
128 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary:
In this inspirational workbook, award-winning mixed media artist Claire Harrigan leads painters towards non-representational painting through the use of color. Fantastically illustrated throughout and featuring sound technical advice, it covers every aspect of abstract painting, from concepts and influences, inspirations and starting points to approaching subjects, basic design considerations, and surface textures. Step-by-step analyses of Harrigan's own work demonstrate the importance of color contrast, harmony, and impact in a range of mixed media.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Abstraction and representation -- Beginnings -- Surface and colour -- Considering different media -- A personal response -- Other ideas and approaches.
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ISBN:
9780713490558
Format :
Book