Color and Light, by James Gurney is simply the best money you’ll ever spend on an art book. His explanations of color and light theory are simple and thorough. Absolutely shorn of mathematical equations and absolutely no puffery, this book addresses all the visual phenomena that fascinate artists into painting. Toss the rest of the family out of the house, grab some coffee and take this book and enjoy the clarity of this man’s total grasp of color and light theory. You’ll never be at a loss to understand these complex topics again. And the beautiful reproductions of this phenomenal artist a joy.