Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)
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Description: 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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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $94.20
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 0.25" tall
|New to the Fifth Edition|
|Why Study Color?|
|The Physics of Light|
|The Human Eye|
|Nonvisual Color Perception|
|Psychological Effects of Color|
|Warm and Cool Colors|
|Personal Color Preferences|
|Local and Expressive Color|
|Compositional Effects of Color|
|Balance and Proportion|
|Theories of Color Relationships|
|Color, Light, and Computers|
|Transmitting Color Electronically|
|Choosing and Using Color on the Monitor|
|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|
|Fading of Subtractive Colors|
|Color Combinations and Interactions|
|Color in Fine Art|