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ISBN-10: 0131512595

ISBN-13: 9780131512597

Edition: N/A

Authors: Paul Zelanski, Mary P. Fisher

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Addressed to artists and art students in all media --in both fine and applied arts -- this book provides an introduction to the many different approaches to understanding color and its uses -- including aesthetics, science, psychology, and history. KEY TOPICS: Covers Color Basics; Perceiving Colors; Psychological Effects of Color; Compositional Effects of Color; Theories of Color Relationships; Subtractive Notation and Mixing; Light Mixtures; Color Combinations and Interactions; Color in Fine Art; and Color in Applied Design. Considers special aesthetic and practical considerations for color usage in each medium. Discusses color management with computer technologies. Provides direct quotes…    
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Book details

List price: $41.33
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Language: English

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Photo Credits
Why Study Color?
Color Basics
The Physics of Light
Light Colors
Pigment Colors
Perceiving Colors
The Human Eye
Seeing Colors
Nonvisual Color Perception
Psychological Effects of Color
Warm and Cool Colors
Physiological Effects
Color Symbolism
Personal Color Preferences
Emotional Effects
Local and Expressive Color
Compositional Effects of Color
Spatial Effects
Balance and Proportion
Theories of Color Relationships
Early Theories
Leonardo daVinci
Color, Light, and Computers
Transmitting Color Electronically
Choosing and Using Color on the Monitor
Digital Art
Color in Website Design
Dynamic Imagery and Virtual Reality
Laser Art,Holography, and Multi-Media
Inks, Dyes, Pigments and Print
Dye and Pigment Sources
The Munsell Notation System
The C. I. E. System
Mixing Oils and Acrylics
Ceramic Glazes
Colored Glass
Color Printing
Digital Printing
Color Management
Color Photography
Fiber Dyes
Fading of Subtractive Colors
Color Combinations and Interactions
Color Schemes
Color Interactions
Color in Fine Art
Non-Western Traditions