Publication Date: 31/08/2017 ISBN: 9780141983356 Category:

Colour

Marion Deuchars

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication Date: 31/08/2017 ISBN: 9780141983356 Category:
Hardback

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Description

What makes a colour work? What do colours mean to artists or cultures? Why does grey make a colour stand out? What colour are the oceans? Why is the yellow of lemons something to treasure?

Award-winning illustrator Marion Deuchars takes us on a journey through colour, showing how its language is at the centre of how we think and feel about the world. Colour is everywhere. Through this book, we can see it afresh.

Publisher Review

[H]ow wonderfully colourful it was! [...] I think everyone should have a copy of this book -- Asha Carlos * Yeah Lifestyle Reviews * [A] journey through colour, showing how its language is at the centre of how we think and feel about the world. Colour is everywhere. Through this book, we can see it afresh. * Gransnet Summer Reads * [C]omprehensive yet highly visually stimulating and fun. -- Jenny Brewer * It's Nice That * [E]xcellent publishing [...] provokes thoughts, feelings and curiosity [...] visually very pleasing. -- Debra Hall * Not Compulsory * A reference for anyone to understand the myriad historical and cultural interpretations of colour ... Comprehensive yet highly visually stimulating and fun -- Jenny Brewer * It's Nice That * A joyful journey, offering a fresh and poetic take on why colour is so important to how we perceive the world * Viewpoint Colour * Beautiful ... A book that will appeal to artists and children, or really anyone with a love of colour - which is everyone, isn't it? -- Eliza Williams * Creative Review *

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