The Oil Painter’s Color Handbook
A Contemporary Guide to Color Mixing, Pigments, Palettes, and Harmony
Todd M. Casey
A master class in a book, this volume offers a comprehensive, contemporary, and accessible foundation of color theory and advanced techniques every oil painter at every skill level needs in their toolbox.
Written by well-known artist, expert teacher, and successful art-instruction author Todd M. Casey, The Oil Painter’s Color Handbook provides everything the oil painter needs to understand all aspects of color. Beginning with an in-depth look at the use of color throughout art history, Casey then breaks down the process of understanding color into easily digestible lessons–each clearly explained and richly illustrated with both historic and contemporary paintings–so that the reader can learn progressively and layer more complex ideas as each skill is mastered. Through clear instruction, step-by-step demonstrations, and challenging exercises, the readers will learn to apply these techniques and concepts to their own painting.