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Joen Wolfram is a name I recognize. She is also the creator of the very useful Ultimate 3-in-1 Color Tool that I have sold here for man years now.
There is a line of words printed at the top of the cover, I would not call it a subtitle but they dogive you an idera of the book
Quoting and very slightly paraphrasing from the back cover
"Using Nature as her guide, author Joen Wolfram unlocks the mysteries of color, relating color theory to ourdaily observation and reactions. She describes visual illusions in detail."
She present instruction for creating Iridescence, Luminosity, Luster, Shadows, Mist, and Highlights."
"Her focus is on terxtiles and quilting but the principlas can be applied to other creative mediums."
"The Magical Effects of Color comntains 86 color plates, numerous illustrations, 10 scaled block patterns, as well as information on linear perspectivew and pattern drafting".
Looking through this book, I am impressed with the number of illustrations and full color picrtures and diagrams. Of course, in a book about color you want color pictures but the use of them here is lavish.
The explanations and lessons are clear and easy to folow.
To give you a better idea, I have listed the chapter headings below
Colorful Beginnings Using Color Naturally Colorful Intrigues Nature and Color, A Symphony of Hues Creating Exciting Light Effects More Illusions to Tease the Mind Blending Fabric and Design Harmoniously Creating Beautiful Traditional Quilts Creating Your Own Designs Exercises and Activities Patterns
Then there are 3 appendix: Linear Perspective, First Steps in Pattern Drafting, Bibliography
Published by C and T Publishing in 1992, this is a glossy cover papoerbound book with 128 pages.
The magical Effect of Color is in Good condition. The cover is worn at the edges and cornera. The pages inaside are in Very Good condition. The spine is tight.
I recently bought a number of fine vintage and out-of-print books from Carol Korman. Carol is, like me, very interested in Color & Color Theory. There are many excellent books on this among the books she sent me.
Carol was raised in Anchorage, Alaska. Her Husband travelled the world as a Civil Engineer, they lived in 6 countries over 22 years. She studied Needlepoint and Embroidery all over the world.
On retirement she took classes at the EGA (Embroidery Guild of America) and ANG (American Needlepoint Guild). She became certified as a Needlework Judge for both EGA and ANG.
Carol went on the become a Master EGA Needlework Judge.
In 2000 Carol Korman became ANG Western Area Representative, she was president on ANG from 2006 to 2008.
Carol and her husband live in Texas, at 80 she still stitches. Carol and I both hope that her books add to your pleasure as you pursue Needlepoint