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Special Effects with Color - Christine Barnes

Special Effects with Color - Christine Barnes

Join author and designer Christine Barnes (The Quilter's Color Club) as she demystifies color and shows you how to choose and combine fabrics -- "Magic Fabrics" -- to create special effects like luminosity, transparency, luster, and opalescence. Get acquainted with the basics (they are the building blocks of color) and put the concepts into practice with ten easy color studies. See how "the color makes the quilt" in a number of same-design, different-colorway examples. When it comes to color, there are rules and they work!

Special Effects with Color - Introduction

Special Effects with Color - Introduction

Christine Barnes introduces the impact of lighting and color in quilting. She discusses terminology and what you'll be learning.

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 01 - Value

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 01 - Value

Christine Barnes shows you how to use value - the lightness or darkness of color - to create the illusion of depth and to establish the design of a block or quilt.

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 02 - Visual Temperature

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 02 - Visual Temperature

Christine Barnes shows how to use warm or cool colors to balance your design or to emphasize an element in a block or quilt.

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 03 - Intensity

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 03 - Intensity

Christine Barnes explains intensity, how brilliant or dull a color is. This subtle characteristic does more to set the mood of a block or quilt than any other concept.

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 04 - The Color Wheel

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 04 - The Color Wheel

Christine Barnes reviews the Color Wheel and how to make the most out of primary, secondary and intermediate colors.

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 05 - Magic Fabrics

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 05 - Magic Fabrics

Christine Barnes explains why magic fabrics are the secret weapons for special effects.

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 06 - Color Transparency

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 06 - Color Transparency

Christine Barnes talks about transparency, which is the illusion of one color layered over another based on value or color.

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 07 - Luminosity

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 07 - Luminosity

Christine Barnes shares a variety of samples of luminosity, which is the illusion of light which creates a sense of glow, and how they are changed based on fabric selection.

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 08 - Luster

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 08 - Luster

Christine Barnes shows how luster is created by using graded stripes of color that represent a transition of color. Ombre fabric is a great example of luster.

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 09 - Opalescence

Special Effects with Color - Lesson 09 - Opalescence

Christine Barnes explains opalescence, which represents the effect of using light milky fabrics. Create the look of milky white opals using just-right fabrics.

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