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Author McCaw, Dan.

Title A proven strategy for creating great art / by Dan McCaw.

Publication Info. Verdi, Nev. : International Artist ; Cincinnati, OH : Distributed to the trade and art markets in North America by North Light Books, [2002]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Harvard Diggins Lib Adult Non-Fiction - HRLY-11  751.45 MCC    AVAILABLE
Description 128 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Opening your heart. Rendering vs. expressing ; Developing a point of view ; Identifying with the past ; Broadening your perceptions ; Enjoying the journey -- Understanding light and form. Seeing how light works ; Analyzing form ; Rendering with light, shadow, and color ; Dealing with cast shadows ; Learning to exaggerate -- Designing with shapes. Breaking down into shapes ; Manipulating the shapes ; Expanding on the blueprint ; Working with edges ; Investing the time early on -- Mastering the world of color. Getting to know the properties ; Choosing how to mix ; Learning to mix what you want ; Harmonizing with color ; Developing your personal color sense -- Making it your own. Directing with contrast ; Exaggerating for effect ; Supporting your main point ; Continuing the journey -- Putting it all together. Stage 1, Gathering ideas ; Stage 2, Exploring through sketching ; State 3, Designing with value studies ; Stage 4, Establishing the color ; Stage 5, Modifying and interpreting ; Reaching the pinnacle of success -- Gallery -- Studio, materials, and equipment.
Subject Painting -- Technique.
Standard No. 035313324338
ISBN 1929834195

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