This pocket-sized, practical guide has everything the artist needs to know about color mixing in oils, from color theory to complementary, warm and cool colors, color tone, using a limited palette, dull and bright colors and local color. There follows an array of essential color mixes using widely available Winsor & Newton colors. Clear, practical and beautifully presented advice.
Julie Collins was born in the Isle of Man in 1962. After studying Fine Art at the University of Reading from 1980 to 1984 she has travelled, made art, written and taught. Julie works from her studio in Farnham, Surrey where she explores her passion for painting, drawing and making. She has written the Colour Mixing Index for David & Charles, published 2007 and Artists’ Problem Solver for Collins, published 2003. She has been a freelance writer for The Artist magazine since 1999.