Color Studies

ISBN-10: 1563673940

ISBN-13: 9781563673948

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

List price: $84.00
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This expanded new edition introduces students in all the visual arts to colour theory, the physiology and psychology of colour perception, and the physics of colour. It also offers tips for putting that knowledge into practice in a variety of media, from painting and other fine arts to interior design, architecture, fashion design, ceramics, textile design, and needlework. Four dimensions of colour - hue, value, intensity, and temperature - are discussed in detail.Instructor's Guide available on request
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Book details

List price: $84.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 11/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Edith Anderson Feisner is a Visiting Specialist / Assistant Chair (Retired) in the School of Fine Arts at Montclair State University. She has taught courses in color, design, and introduction to visual arts. She has held many positions in the Embroiderers' Guild of America including certified teacher, teacher certification board, as well as the author of the master craftsman programs in color and design. Her fine art works are in both public and private collections.

Colour Foundations
What is Colour?
Colour Systems and Colour Wheels
Colour Theorists
Colouring Agents
Dimensions of Colour
The Dimension of Hue
The Dimension of Value
The Dimension of Intensity
The Dimension of Temperature
Colour in Compositions
Colour and the Principles of Design
Colour and the Elements of Design
Colour Interactions
Colour and the Effects of Illumination
The Influence of Colour
Colour Symbolism
Putting Colour to Use
Full-colour reproductions of masterpieces of the fine and decorative arts
Practical exercises to experiment with colour
Examples of compositions and diagrams, including colour wheels illustrative of different theories
Glossary of key terms and bibliography of texts and publications
Instructor's Guide provides course outlines, suggestions for presenting each chapter, and exam questions
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