ISBN-10: 013195864X

ISBN-13: 9780131958647

Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)

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This book addresses the subject of color in all media, both fine and applied. It provides an informative introduction to understanding color from the approaches of aesthetics, science, psychology, and history; and includes beautiful illustrations and direct quotes from working artists about their perspectives about color use.The book discusses all facets of color in historic and contemporary paintings, with sections on the psychological and compositional effects of color, theories of color relationships, subtractive notation and light mixtures, color combinations, and color in fine art and applied design.For working artists and employees in the fields of art and design, such as painters, sculptors, crafters, photographers, advertisement creators, cartoonists, commercial designers, computer artists and website designers, architects, landscape designers, interior designers, and clothing designers.
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List price: $94.20
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

New to the Fifth Edition
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
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