Author: Joen Wolfrom
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Pages: 143 pages, full color
Sharla Hicks' Note about Book Color Play:
Exquisite photography from nature and high quality color printing make you want to curl up and study the value scales, color wheel diagrams, sample blocks and quilt examples that guide you toward understanding the role of color in quilts. The quilt gallery pages will inspire you to begin your next quilt with new color understanding!
Back Cover Information:
Broaden your color experience and stretch your imagination with creative color play. Now selecting colors for your quilt designs will be fun, and your quilts can live up to their visual potential!
- Features 24 colors, their characteristics, and the combinations that look fabulous in a quilt design.
- Sample fabric arrangements and stunning nature photography make color concepts easy to understand
- Learn how variations of pure color, tints, shades, and tones affect the mood of a quilt.
- Enjoy a luscious gallery of over 70 colorful quilts.
- Irresistible illusions you can create using color — highlights, shadows, depth, transparency & more
"The wonderful format of Color Play is a joy to use. Joen makes learning about color fun and interesting."
— Mariam Nathan Roberts, quilt artist and teacher
"All quilters love color! Joan presents 24 glorious colors in a unique way that you can easily translate into your own dynamic quilts. The concise text, well organized illustrations, and beautiful quilts make this a book every quilter show own."
— Judy Dales, quilt artist, teacher and author
|Table of Contents|
|Chapter 1:||Mother Nature and Her Imaginative Color Play|
|Chapter 2:||Mother Nature Knows Best: The Most Beautiful Ways to Put Color Together|
|Chapter 3:||Yummy Yellows: Yellows, Golden Yellows, Chartreuse|
|Chapter 4:||Gorgeous Greens: Green, Yellow-Green, Spring Green, Blue-Green, and Aqua Green|
|An Exhibits of Colorful Quilt|
|Chapter 5:||Blissful Blues: Blue, Cerulean Blue, Turquoise, and Aqua Blue|
|Chapter 6:||Very Royal Violets: Blue-Violet, Red-Violet, Purple, and Fuchsia|
|Chapter 7:||Rambunctious Red: Red, Orange-Red, Blue-Red, Magenta|
|Chapter 8:||Outrageous Oranges: , Orange, Yellow-Orange, and Orange-Yellow|
|Chapter 9:||Irresistible Illusions: Depth, Luminosity, Luster, Shadows, Highlights, and Transparency|