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The Urban Sketching Handbook Working with Color


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Urban Sketching Handbook: Working with Color Author: Shari BlaukopfKeys Key I - BasicsTools Brushes, pens, pencils, ink, palette, paper, paintsTerms Vocabulary of color: value, hue, saturation, complementary, analogous, triad Illustration: color wheelKey II - Pigments and Color mixingAn urban sketchers paletteChoosing colorsColor mixingUnderstanding your pigments: Transparency and opacityKey III - Color and ValueThe importance of whiteThe power of darksHigh key sketchesLow key sketchesAtmospheric PerspectiveKey IV - Limited Color PalettesMonochrome (Practice using only one color)Triads (Limit yourself to the primaries)Black plus one color (Choose a dark pigment and add an accent color)Pure color Key V - Color SchemesComplementaryAnalogousSplit ComplementaryUnity through colorKey VI - Neutral ColorMixing greysMixing brownsGalleries Gallery I - Mood and atmosphere Gallery II - Expressive color Gallery III - Light and shadow Gallery IV - Using a variety of media

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Shari Blaukopf is a sketcher, watercolor painter, college teacher, and art blogger. A signature member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, she has works in corporate, government, and private collections around the world. Co-founder of Urban Sketchers Montreal, Shari gives workshops throughout Europe and North America, and has taught at Urban Sketchers Symposia as well as through the Urban Sketchers Workshop Program. Shari grew up and still lives in Montreal, where she continues to discover new neighborhoods in her quest to find the most evocative streets and back alleys to sketch. Her online courses can be found at Craftsy.com, and you can follow her sketches at www.shariblaukopf.com, www.blaukopfwatercolours.com, and on Instagram @sharisketcher.


Catch the color of a locale ... Offers practical color advice and essential techniques for on-site sketchers. * Artists Magazine *

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