Assignment 2 – bibliography

Bibliography – Part 2 “Close to home”

Exercise 1 – Mixing greys – anachromatic scale

Exercise 2Primary & secondary colour mixing

Exercise 4Complementary coloursène_Chevreul

Exercise 9Exploring contrasts

Mayer, R. (1991) The Artist’s handbook of materials & techniques. 5th edition. London: Faber & Faber.

Exercise 14Quick sketches around the house

Phaidon Editors. (2011) Vitamin P2: new perspectives in painting. Phaidon Press.

Research Point 1Colour theories of Chevreul

Mayer, R. (1991) The artist’s handbook of materials & techniques. Fifth edition. Faber & Faber.

Chevreul, M.E. (1855) Principles of harmony and contrast of colours and their applications to the arts: including painting, interior decoration, tapestries, carpets, mosaics, coloured glazing, paper-staining, calico-printing, letterpress-printing, map-colouring, dress, landscape and flower gardening, etc. Second edition, translated from the French by Charles Martel. London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans. pxii. (Filiquarian Publishing, LLC/Qontro – Amazon re-printed paperback edition.ène_Chevreul

Roque, G. (2011) Chevreul’s colour theory and its consequences for artists. GB: Colour Group.

Johnson L. (1963) Delacroix. New York: WW Norton & Co.

Chilvers, I. (2009) The Oxford dictionary of art & artists. 4th edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Foster, H. et al (2004) Art since 1900: Modernism, Antimodernism, Postmodernism. London: Thames and Hudson.,_1965.jpg

Albers, J. (2013) Interaction of colour. Yale University Press. Apple iPad app edition.

Research Point 217th century Dutch still life & flower painters & subsequent developments to the present day

Phaidon Press (1994) The art book. London: Phaidon Press.éon_Chardin_029.jpg

Research Point 3Optical effects & optical mixing

Chilvers, I. (2009) The Oxford dictionary of art & artists. 4th edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Research Point 4Dutch realist genre

Hockney, D. (2006) Secret knowledge: rediscovering the lost techniques of the Old Masters. New paperback expanded edition. London: Thames and Hudson.

Solomon, D. (2013) American mirror: the life and art of Norman Rockwell. Kindle edition. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giraux.

Research Point 5Basics of linear perspective

Alberti, Leon Battista. On Painting. [First appeared 1435-36] Translated with Introduction and Notes by John R. Spencer. New Haven: Yale University Press. 1970. First printed 1956. via online source:

General Reading

Gury, A. (2008) Alla prima: a contemporary guide to traditional direct painting. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications.

Henri, R. (2007) The art spirit. e-book edition. Cambridge MA: Basic Books.

Petry, M. (2013) Nature morte: contemporary artists reinvigorate the still-life tradition. London: Thames & Hudson.

Purcell, C. (2013) Your artist’s brain: use the right side of your brain to draw and paint what you see – not what you think you see. e-book edition. Cincinnati OH: North Light Books.

Ross, D.W. (1919) The painter’s palette: a theory of tone relations, an instrument of expression. Paperback edition, historical reprint (2011). Ulan Press.

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26th February, 2014