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Language of energy in art
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Object ID 000165

Object Name Language of energy in art

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Collection Mark Shields Memorial Collection

Accession # 2017.01.258.183

Alternate ID NF 701 WHA

General Category Printed Material

Category Books


Source Category Gift

Accession Date JUN 15,2018


Location NF

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Status In Collection

Object Keywords Painting Technique,Visual Perception,Technique--Painting,Color Charts,Renaissance Painters,Portraits,

Title Language of energy in art

Sub-Title Finding your vision



Description / Abstract The book offers insights into the various components of color and many color charts. An introduction to the Munsell Color System highlights its unique complements, discords, and psychological effects, which heighten the impact of any painting. Charlotte takes you through various genres of painting: the landscape and atmospheric principles, the figure in the landscape, the interpretive portrait, and the figure in the interior. Galleries for each genre present Charlotte's work along with descriptions explaining each painting's application of the language. Let the information within these pages, the illustrations, the paintings, and the explanations guide you in finding or honing your unique vision, your voice, and your knowledge of composing for the fullest of expression

Physical Description 116 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm

Author Wharton, Charlotte

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ISBN 9780988479340


Language English

Publisher Clinton, MA : Angus MacGregor Books

Publisher Details (c) 2013

Spine / Label 701 WHA