The New Color Mixing Companion combines practical information with user-friendly projects for hands-on learning about mixing colorand creating palettes. In addition, it includes over a dozen geometric and meditative templates for you to continue your color mixing practice.
The New Color Mixing Companion (Quarry Books / $24.99 US) is a modern, hands-on guide to working with color featuring approachable projects that each explore a different aspect of color mixing.
This comprehensive guide starts with a crash course in essential terminology and visual vocabulary from artist and popular Instagrammer Josie Lewis. It then shows you how to go beyond the wheel and basic theory with hands-on projects that illustrate and illuminate a variety of color elements and techniques. The materials used—including watercolor and acrylic paints, and found or purchased collage papers—are accessible, inexpensive, and readily available. Plus, this art guide includes easy-to-use tear-out templates featured in many of the projects; their modern geometric layouts yield stunning color arrangements.
With The New Color Mixing Companion, artists, crafters, and designers of all skill levels will learn to take color in a whole new direction!
Artist and Instagram sensation Josie Lewis has taught college-level painting, drawing, art appreciation, and two-dimensional design, and also regularly teaches workshops, leads creative retreats, and hosts exhibitions in her Minneapolis studio. She has been featured onDesignSponge, Insider, High Times, and by many other social media influencers. Josie’s work has also been exhibited widely throughout the US and can be found in the collections of many private and public institutions, including Target Corporation, General Mills, University of Arizona at Phoenix and Flagstaff, and University of Minnesota. A two-time grant recipient of the Minnesota State Arts Board, Josie has a BA from Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and an MFA from the University of Minnesota. Originally from the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota, she lives in the Twin Cities. See more of her work at josielewis.com.
The New Color Mixing Companion is available now from Quarry Books.