WorldCat Identities

Barber, John 1932-

Overview
Works: 97 works in 231 publications in 6 languages and 2,375 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor, Other
Classifications: SF447, 636.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Barber
Understanding cats by Bridget Gibbs( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in Spanish and English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A basic introduction to cat anatomy, behavior, care, and training
Light and color by Terry J Jennings( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the characteristics and kinds of light and to color, which is caused by light. Includes study questions, activities, and experiments
The frozen North by Michel Cuisin( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces animals which live north of the Arctic Circle, including polar bear, snow goose, walrus, crane, lemming, and mosquito
Air by Terry J Jennings( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the composition of air and its importance to each and every living thing. Includes study questions, activities, and experiments
Prairie dwellers by Daniel Alibert-Kouraguine( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text and illustrations describe animal life on the prairie including bison, coyote, gopher, grouse, anteater, dingo, lark, etc
The watercolor wheel book by John Barber( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interactive and encouraging, this art book combines detailed instructions with an innovative color wheel on the front, making it perfect for beginners working with watercolors. A spin of the wheel instantly shows what shade would result from mixing two watercolors, allowing painters to determine a color palette before embarking on an activity
The acrylic paint colour wheel book by John Barber( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first truly interactive art instruction book, the Acrylic Paint Color Wheel Book will help anyone who wants to paint in acrylics produce quality art in days. Presents a series of eight step-by-step projects designed to teach you the most rewarding acrylics techniques, such as painting cilla prima, glazing, painting with a palette knife, using tone, and building up color, all applied to subjects from still lifes to landscapes, and from people to the natural world. By working through the projects, you'll increase your knowledge and confidence and will be able to produce satisfying acrylic art.--
Complete colour mixing guide by John Barber( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Czech and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turn the interactive wheel to instantly see the results of mixing different colours. The Oil Paint Colour Wheel book will help anyone who wants to paint in oils produce quality art in days. It begins with a look at the equipment you'll need to get started and then describes the basic principles of colour mixing applying colour
Wonder why book of prehistoric mammals by Cecilia H Hinde( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the evolution, characteristics, and habitats of prehistoric mammals
The pastel colour wheel book by John Barber( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn the techniques of color mixing using pastels and range of shades and tones that can be achieved. Includes color wheel in front cover
Water by Terry J Jennings( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in Spanish and English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to water, its properties, and its uses. Includes study questions, activities, and experiments
Color mixing manual : a visual reference on mixing acrylics, oils, and watercolors by John Barber( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artists working with acrylics, watercolors, and oil paints will want to keep this book handy as a helpful quick-reference guide. It presents detailed color-mixing charts, and because color mixing in each medium produces different results, acrylics, watercolors, and oils are each given their own separate group of charts
The oil paint colour wheel book by John Barber( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Instilling knowledge and confidence in budding artists, the color wheel on the front of this creative guide makes mixing oil paints easy by instantly displaying the outcomes of various color combinations. After going over the basic principles of color mixing, this book features eight unique projects that employ different oil painting techniques, from color blending and glazing to lifting out and working from dark to light. Each project is accompanied by an explanation and illustration of the technique as well as at-a-glance advice on the correct color-mixing methods for that specific endeavor. A gallery of finished works, providing examples and inspiration, is also included."--Publisher description
Oils : a visual reference to mixing oil colour by John Barber( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a concise guide to mixing 25 Winsor & Newton artists' oil colours. Enables the artist to re-create what they see on their palette and on their work of art
Spotter's guide to the seashore by Su Swallow( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in German and English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature trail book of trees & leaves by Ingrid Selberg( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une somme de connaissances élémentaires, de conseils judicieux pour l'identification et l'étude de ces végétaux. L'approche est simple, méthodique. Les illustrations sont nombreuses et la mise en page chargée
Ponds & lakes by Anthony J Wootton( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acrylics by John Barber( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This invaluable, at-a-glance guide takes the uncertainty out of mixing acrylic colours, and offers a concise visual reference to creating more than 2000 hues and shades
Our planet earth by Keith Lye( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Polish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the geology, geography, climates, and natural resources of our planet
Prehistoric world by Richard Moody( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines plant and animal communities throughout the prehistoric eras, showing how living things adapt to their surroundings and stressing the way in which all are linked to each other
 
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Audience level: 0.40 (from 0.20 for Understand ... to 0.84 for The acryli ...)

Complete colour mixing guide
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The acrylic paint colour wheel bookComplete colour mixing guideThe pastel colour wheel bookColor mixing manual : a visual reference on mixing acrylics, oils, and watercolorsThe oil paint colour wheel bookOils : a visual reference to mixing oil colourSpotter's guide to the seashorePonds & lakesAcrylics
Alternative Names
Bārbers, Džons 1932-

Languages
English (66)

Spanish (12)

German (7)

French (1)

Polish (1)

Czech (1)