Color Works

Color Works

The Crafter's Guide to Color

Book - 2004
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Crafters can explore colors with confidence in a variety of mediums with the advice in this book. The principles of color theory are clearly and simply explained and applied to knitting, spinning, weaving, surface design (including stenciling and rubber stamping), hand and machine embroidery, beadwork, and paper collage. Basic color concepts are presented in sections on color description, values, contrasting and complementary colors, warm and cool colors, undertones, and using color relationships. A pull-out color wheel and handy color chips in perforated format that are easy to remove and use for planning, matching, and shopping for supplies are included.

Publisher: Loveland, Colo. : Interweave Press, c2004
ISBN: 9781931499477
1931499470
Branch Call Number: 752 M529c
Characteristics: iv, 115 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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Mar 24, 2010

An interesting look at color, using samples from nine different crafts that are repeated in different colorways to understand more clearly how the colors interact.

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