Color Choices

Making Color Sense Out of Color Theory

Author: Stephen Quiller

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications


Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 741

Discusses color relationships and the color wheel, tells how to develop color schemes, and shows a variety of paintings

Color Theory for the Makeup Artist

Understanding Color and Light for Beauty and Special Effects

Author: Katie Middleton

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Art

Page: 136

View: 633

Color Theory for the Make-up Artist: Understanding Color and Light for Beauty and Special Effects analyzes and explains traditional color theory for fine artists and applies it to the make-up artist. This book is suitable for both professionals and beginners who wish to train their eye further to understand and recognize distinctions in color. It explains why we see color, how to categorize and identify color, relationships between colors, and it relates these concepts to beauty and special effects make-up. The book teaches the reader how to mix flesh tones by using only primary colors, and explains how these colors in paints and make-up are sourced and created. It also discusses the reason for variations in skin colors and undertones, and how to identify and match these using make-up, while choosing flattering colors for the eyes, lips, and cheeks. Colors found inside the body are explained for special effects make-up, like why we bruise, bleed, or appear sick. Ideas and techniques are also described for painting prosthetics, in addition to using color as inspiration in make-up designs. The book also discusses how lighting affects color on film, television, theater, and photography sets, and how to properly light a workspace for successful applications.

Nonlinear Editing

Storytelling, Aesthetics, and Craft

Author: Bryce Button

Publisher: Taylor & Francis


Category: Computers

Page: 523

View: 492

The art of editing in a nonlinear mode cannot be gleaned from software application manuals. This book is designed to convey the artistic considerations and techniques that both new and experienced editors need to employ in editing digital stock. Readers learn the importance of timing, emotion, and art in assembling a cohesive project that tells a story with the appropriate flow and pace. Each chapter features interviews with professionals and exercises relevant to the subject matter under discussion. Nonlinear Editing is chock full of provocative ideas, insights, resources, tools, and exercises that will inspire you to making better decisions in the edit bay and in your career. For editors, directors, producers, and screenwriters.

Printmaking as Therapy

Frameworks for Freedom

Author: Lucy Mueller White

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers


Category: Art

Page: 256

View: 886

The author explores the therapeutic advantages of printmaking. She also describes its roots outside art therapy. Relief printing, intaglio, planographic or surface processes, and stencilling are all covered in detail, with many ideas for incorporating them into art therapy sessions.

Classic Portrait Painting in Oils

Keys to Mastering Diverse Skin Tones

Author: Chris Saper

Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.


Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 152

Discover a simple approach to capturing a world of beautiful skin tones Chris Saper takes the mystery and guesswork out of portrait painting while leaving its joy fully intact. Continuing the exploration started in the her first book, Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light, this sequel offers step-by-step demonstrations that cover an even wider range of ethnic groups and ages. You'll get professional advice on working from life, using reference photos, and combining the two approaches to create realistic likenesses that say something about the way you view an individual's unique beauty and character. Inside you'll find: A series of 14 step-by-step demonstrations of 7 diverse subjects painted from life and from photos that illustrate the advantages of each approach Techniques for seeing and recording accurate colors at live sittings, and retaining that accuracy when working from photographic references Tips on posing and lighting your subjects using both artificial and natural light sources Expert advice for shooting, selecting and working from reference photographs, including how to compose dynamic multiple-subject portraits Techniques for painting eyes, eyeglasses, mouths, wrinkles and other defining details Though the demonstrations and examples are done in oils, Saper's techniques are universal. Regardless of your medium or skill level, the lessons inside will make painting skin colors easier, the process more enjoyable and your great results more predictable.

Contemporary Color: Theory and Use

Author: Steven Bleicher

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Category: Design

Page: 224

View: 977

CONTEMPORARY COLOR is back with a beautifully produced and lavishly illustrated second edition! Combining a solid grounding in traditional color theory and a thorough exploration of effective color use in digital applications and 3D design work, this introduction to contemporary color text is a must have for all art students. Written by a leading design educator and artist whose work is widely exhibited, this text features a balanced examination of essential theory and its practical application using today's cutting-edge technology. Contemporary Color, second edition covers a wide range of topics including all the basics on color theory, while also examining the latest on digital color, 3D design, and variations in color across nations and cultures. To complement this inclusive content, the text features thought-provoking discussions of the psychological impact of color, the future of color, creativity, and best practices for students and working artists. A vast collection of vivid images, drawn from both classical and contemporary artists, rounds out the text with powerful examples to illustrate applied color theory in all of its dazzling diversity. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Costuming for Film

The Art and the Craft

Author: Holly Cole



Category: Performing Arts

Page: 576

View: 725

This is an illustrated guide to everything one needs to know to get started and work successfully in film costuming. It covers such essential artistic matters as looking for work, the roles played by various members of the costume/wardrobe department, union membership and regulation, the on-set and off-set duties of all costume department members, costume craftwork, script breakdown, writing and following budgets, organising and running a wardrobe department, designing for specific actors, fitting, dealing with deadlines, and much more.

Careers in Art

Author: Blythe Camenson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional


Category: Art

Page: 201

View: 358

Discusses career options in the art world and describes jobs in the areas of graphic arts, fine arts, art education, museum studies, and art sales.

A Bibliographical History of the Study and Use of Color from Aristotle to Kandinsky

Author: Kenneth E. Burchett



Category: Art

Page: 398

View: 900

Part I outlines historical trends in the study and use of color from antiquity to the present, with emphasis on color harmony and color in art. Part II covers the landmark color publications of Goethe, Chevreul, Helmholtz, Kandinsky, etc. Part III includes a bibliography of 100 books on color ranked in order of importance in the study and use of color through time.

Library Journal




Category: Libraries


View: 754

Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.