Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits

Author(s): William F. Powell

Art - Techniques

The perfect guide for any aspiring portrait artist, this book includes recipes for more than 500 skin tones using either acrylic or oil paints. Each page features a master-mix for a particular skin colour, plus recipes for all of its variations, such as highlights or shadows. The book covers a wide range of skin tones, from Caucasian to Latino and East Indian hues, and artists will also find recipes for a variety of hair, eye and lip colours. "Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits" includes a colour-mixing grid for measuring and is packaged in a concealed wire-o bound book that lies flat when opened, making this product convenient for any artist.


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Recognized as one of America's foremost colourists, William F. Powell has taught art classes and workshops for 35 years in various art media. Today he is an extremely popular author, and he attracts more admirers each year with the numerous titles he has produced for Walter Foster Publishing, including Color Mixing Recipes he originally conceptualized, designed and illustrated himself.

General Fields

  • : 9781560109907
  • : Walter Foster Publishing
  • : Walter Foster Publishing
  • : August 2007
  • : 241mm X 156mm X 11mm
  • : United States
  • : August 2007
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : full-colour illustrations throughout
  • : William F. Powell
  • : Spiral Bound
  • : 757
  • : 48