A Book About Color: A Clear and Simple Guide for Young Artists (Hardcover)

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A Book About Color: A Clear and Simple Guide for Young Artists (Hardcover)

By Mark Gonyea, Mark Gonyea (Illustrator)

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Beginning with the six houses on Color Street—red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple—and concluding with the introduction of the color wheel, in this follow-up to A Book About Design Mark Gonyea explains how artists visualize and choose colors. A Book about Color uses simple building blocks of color, shape, and design to introduce young artists to the world of color theory.
A Book About Color is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Mark Gonyea is the author of A Book About Design: Complicated Doesn’t Make it Good. He honed his skills at the Joe Kubert School of Cartooning and Graphic Art before working briefly as a designer in Manhattan and then settling down in Vermont.

Mark Gonyea is the author of A Book About Design: Complicated Doesn’t Make it Good. He honed his skills at the Joe Kubert School of Cartooning and Graphic Art before working briefly as a designer in Manhattan and then settling down in Vermont.
Product Details ISBN: 9780805090550
ISBN-10: 080509055X
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Publication Date: April 13th, 2010
Pages: 96
Language: English

“This attractive volume offers plenty to observe, ponder, and discuss. Classroom teachers and art specialists will find the book a good entry point for discussing.” —Booklist

“There is… something uniquely appealing about Gonyea's treatment that makes this introduction to color a primary selection.” —School Library Journal