The colours which surround us in the countryside, rain forest, desert, plain or seascape always balance beautifully. Yet when artists attempt to depict these very scenes in their work the colours seldom harmonise to the same extent. The Realist as well as the abstract painter rarely produces outstanding work. Why should this be so, given the wide range of artist’s colours now available? The answers lie in this book. Your work could improve dramatically as you come to understand this vital area.