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By Ruth Issett

Ruth Issett is obsessed with color, and during this fascinating and colourful ebook she explores using color via her personal paintings as a cloth artist, clothier and embroiderer. The transparent and informative textual content coupled with quite a few examples of Ruth's paintings make this not just a complete consultant for artists, designers and scholars with an curiosity within the use of color in cloth paintings, but in addition a gorgeous 'must-have' booklet for someone who easily loves color. through the booklet the reader is inspired to test with and, peculiarly, take pleasure in color and the demanding situations it bargains. It starts off with distinctive assurance of the diversity of colouring media and surfaces to be had to the modern fabric artist and the way those can be utilized with print and sew. There follows an inspirational trip via all features of color, together with color blending; including tiny touches of color; attaining depth, vibrancy and intensity; operating with opacity, transparency and translucency; color choice and blend; and dealing with a restricted palette.

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